Limelight: A Ghent Healthcare Blog

How Healthcare Whiteboards Help Solve the Patient Comfort Equation

Comfort is one of the foundational pillars of patient satisfaction, and patient room whiteboards have become a helpful tool for care teams to provide the increasingly high level of comfort sought by patients in an age where healthcare is more competitive than ever. 

Apr 24, 2020


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.

Apr 17, 2020


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.

Apr 03, 2020


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. 

Mar 31, 2020




How to Encourage Patients and Care Teams to Interact with Your Whiteboards

The undeniable usefulness of patient room boards during treatment is well documented, but there still remains a problem for many facilities across the country: their whiteboards are not consistently used. Unfortunately, not all team members have the time to fill out whiteboard information fields. Others simply forget to use the board. No matter what the issue may be, there are several things a facility can do to encourage whiteboard use, allowing them to get the most out of their investment. 

Feb 20, 2020


Confronting Memory Care Issues with Whiteboard Communication

The loss of mental health capabilities is stressful for patients, their families and the people who care for them. As the population continues to age in the United States, and memory care units house and treat more patients with dementia and other mental health conditions, it has become more important than ever to find effective solutions for the major issues memory care patients face.

Feb 12, 2020


The Importance of Materials Selection in Hospital Design and Products

It’s one of the most important questions a hospital can ask when purchasing anything for their facility. The materials used to create medical devices, facility furniture and many other tools used in healthcare settings have long-lasting, performance-impacting effects. That’s why facilities should be concerned with what they are purchasing is made from.

Jan 30, 2020