Limelight: A Ghent Healthcare Blog


5 Uses for Hospital Whiteboards Outside of Patient Communication

Hospital whiteboards are most commonly used in patient rooms, and for their good reason. Their ability to integrate into care plans and improve communication with patients is their most valuable capability. But using them as patient room boards for bedside communication is not the only way hospital whiteboards can be used. Hospitals can benefit from placing these custom whiteboards all over their facilities. 

Outside of patient communication, there are various applications for a healthcare-focused whiteboard that helps providers and staff work and communicate with one another. 

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The Basics of Implementing Whiteboards in Emergency Departments

A hospital’s emergency department can experience a lot of confusion and miscommunication, which is why facilities seek to provide their trauma teams with everything they need to work quickly and efficiently while keeping the patient at the center of everything they do.

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Whiteboards Bring Both Functionality and Aesthetics to Hospitals

There are two things that matter when it comes to healthcare design: function and aesthetics. Everything in a hospital serves a specific function, whether it makes a patient’s stay more pleasant or healthcare professionals' jobs easier. Both lead to better treatment and patient experiences, the goal for any facility. While everything placed within a hospital serves a specific function, the aesthetics of the object in question also play an important role.

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Communication Solutions for Healthcare

At GMi, the parent company of Ghent Healthcare, we provide communication tools that help all types of facilities communicate, collaborate and learn. During this difficult time in the world, we are here to support our healthcare partners and customers by providing custom, creative solutions for dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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3 Ways Patient Rooms Boards Can Save Nurses Time

To help your staff, particularly your nurses, save time and work more efficiently, purchasing a patient room whiteboards can help accomplish that goal. The whiteboards you place in patient rooms can serve as tools that help your nurses save time by becoming more efficient. This allows them to reduce their levels of stress and better care for patients. There are many ways the right whiteboards can help your facility accomplish this. 

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