Limelight: A VividBoard Blog

 

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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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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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. 

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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.

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The Importance of Materials Selection in Hospital Design and Products

What’s it made from?

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.

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How Care Teams Can Use Whiteboards to Effectively Work Together

Hospital whiteboards are effective communication tools that can increase patient satisfaction, comfort and involvement in their care. But this is not their only use in medical settings; hospital whiteboards are also an effective means of communication among staff members. Care teams utilize these boards to coordinate the treatment of patients along with a variety of other uses. It’s why they are so commonly placed in surgical, trauma and emergency areas of hospitals.

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