Smart Hospital Solutions

Smart Hospital Solutions – The Digital Transformation in Healthcare Sector

The idea of a “Smart Hospital” revolves around the intelligent use of the latest technologies like AI, Internet of Things, VR/AR, robotics etc in hospitals, clinics and other healthcare environments. The inclusion of technology improves the overall patient experience, brings down the expenses and simplify the operations to a great extent. Technology plays a vital role in improving the rapport between the patients and healthcare professionals. It also helps to provide more affordable and quicker remedies for ailments. In a larger perspective, technological developments in the field of healthcare help to remodel the conventional healthcare systems into more sustainable ones.

This article, in a nutshell, lets you understand the technologies employed in the healthcare sector and provides a brief insight into what Panashi has to offer in this regard.

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The latest technologies employed in healthcare and medicine

Let us have a look at the major technologies that are positively impacting the healthcare sector.

Artificial Intelligence - Artificial intelligence has unfathomable potential to revamp the healthcare sector. AI has already proved its role in drug manufacturing, devising effective treatment strategy for patients, gathering medical data, disease identification, remote consultation, medical imaging etc.

Virtual Reality - Virtual reality or popularly known as VR is extensively used for training purposes in connection with surgery. A Harvard Business Review report claims that surgeons who received VR- assisted training achieved better precision and speed than the ones who received conventional training. As VR provides an immersive experience, the technology finds its uses in managing pains, rehabilitation of patients, and therapy.

Augmented Reality - Augmented Reality offers an interactive experience of the real-world scenario by syncing the real-world aspects with created perceptual data. AR helps medical students and even professionals to learn the human anatomy. Medical professionals employ AR for vein detection in connection with administering intravenous injections. Surgeons rely on AR to conduct precise surgical operations. AR facilitates enhanced visualization of intricate, real-time, physical scenarios.

Robotics - Robotics brought about widespread improvement in healthcare, particularly in the last decade. The implication of robotics in healthcare is multifaceted. Robot companions, nowadays, play a vital role in patient care, like real-time monitoring of patients, providing interactive assistance, helping nurses etc.

3D printing - The 3D printing technology has already etched its role in healthcare. The technology helps in the manufacturing of physical objects from 3D designs. 3D printing technology can be used to manufacture biotissues, prosthetics, artificial limbs etc. The technology can play a vital role in finding the apt replacement for specific body parts affected by injuries like burns or accidents.

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Panashi Smart Hospital Solutions

Panashi Technology Solutions – the emerging technology solutions provider in the Middle-east and Africa has developed the Smart Hospital Solution, specifically for the healthcare sector. The Panashi Smart Hospital Solutions is a comprehensive hospital solution equipped to improving the patient experience and streamline the day-to-day operations of the hospital. If aptly implemented, the system can bring down the expenses and serve as an effective “revenue generation model.”

The Smart Hospital Solution is actually a bundle of technology solutions and are listed below.

1. Hospital Check-in kiosk – Panashi patient check-in kiosk facilitates patient check-in in the most effortless of ways. The patients can also rely on our check-in kiosk to make payments, print medical history and access test results without having to stand in the long queue. An authorized staff can manage the check-in kiosk via remote monitoring. When it comes to patient authentication, the self-service check-in kiosk facilitates OTP/patient card authentication.

2. Beside station terminal - Panashi bedside terminal serves as a bedside infotainment facility for in-patients. The terminal is meticulously designed to offer a personalized experience to the patients. The in-patients can make use of the terminal to perform a wide range of tasks like getting in touch with the patient care team, interacting with their family members, etc. The patients can even order meals or access entertainment programs via our bedside station terminal. Yes, it’s a complete patient support and assistance solution.

3. Hospital mobile app – Our Hospital Solution has a dedicated mobile app exclusively developed to meet the requirements of healthcare establishments. The app comes fully integrated with the hospital system. Panashi hospital mobile app facilitates patient identification, appointment booking, token generation, payments, reminder alerts, push notifications, etc so that the patient can access the services effortlessly without having to wait in the long lines.

4. Indoor navigation facility – A first-time visit to a multispecialty hospital can be confusing for many, especially when it comes to moving from one department to another. Panashi Hospital Solution has an indoor navigation facility that helps patients and bystanders navigate effortlessly in the hospital premises. The features of our Indoor navigation facility are:

  • Route guidance with blue dot navigation.
  • Precise navigation assistance with the help of Bluetooth beacon technology
  • Detailed layout of consultation rooms, labs etc.
  • Facilitates building to building, floor to floor and same floor navigation
  • Offers real-time update of the existing position and route.
  • Conduct POI (Point of Interest) search

5. Hospital Asset tracking – Panashi Hospital Solution also covers Hospital Asset tracking. Panashi makes use of multiple technologies like RFID and IoT to track equipment, medical supplies, and personnel. RFID wristbands and sensors are employed to monitor the vital parameters of the patient. The patient data can be easily accessed via Electronic Health Records (EHR). Technology-enabled asset tracking helps medical professionals take important decisions in less time, and aids in improved patient care.

Technology has a mammoth potential to bring about an extensive transformation in healthcare. Technological advancements facilitate the early detection of ailments. Technology plays a vital role in the field of drug development too. Storing the patient data and retrieving the same at the earliest saves the time and energy of the healthcare workers. “Time” has a profound value in hospital environments.

Medical professionals, engineers and tech companies should work together to bring more sustainable healthcare systems for future generations and the planet.