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Inside Humber River Hospital in northwest Toronto, North America's first all-digital hospital, robots sorts medication, automated vehicles deliver lunch trays and machines deliver blood samples vis pneumatic tubes, according to an article on the Modern Healthcare website.
In addition, patients and staff wear real-time locating devices, eliminating the need for overhead paging systemsand allowing families to keep track of loved ones.
Humber River was designed to be a seamless, paperless, connected experience for patients, staff and clinicians.
The movement toward full-scale digitization is being encouraged by the promise of better financial performance.
Read the article.
Read more about healthcare on the Healthcare Facilities Today website.
This Quick Read was submitted by Cathryn Jakicic, Healthcare Industries Editor, Facilities.net.