Posts by Lanette

New England Society of Healthcare Communications to Hold Spring Symposium

Posted on May 11, 2014 in News

NESHCo’s 2014 Spring Conference encourages attendees to foster new ideas and perspectives as they network with colleagues and peers. In this new era of healthcare, relationships with physicians, other providers, patients, employees, and the community determine the industry’s success.

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Sign System Solutions Recognizes Patient Experience Week

Posted on Apr 27, 2014 in Blog

Sign System Solutions recognizes and helps encourage efforts to improve the healthcare experience for patients, their families, and caregivers by celebrating the first Patient Experience (PX) Week to be held April 28 through May 2, 2014.

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The Benefits of Wayfinding on the Patient Care Experience

Posted on Apr 2, 2014 in Blog

It seems obvious getting the patient and his/her family from point A to point B. Rather it is a complex strategy requiring expertise; an essential science at the core of patient care In short, it is also a very critical part of the rehabilitation or healing process. What is wayfinding?  The University of Michigan offers the following definition: “Wayfinding can be defined as spatial problem solving. It is knowing where you are in a building or an environment, knowing where your desired location is, and knowing how to get there from your present location.” This perspective on wayfinding...

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6 Ways to Improve Patient Satisfaction with a Positive Wayfinding Experience

Posted on Mar 19, 2014 in Blog

At Sign System Solutions, we’ve been developing best practices for Signage and Wayfinding for decades, and here are some tried and true tips we’ve used to help leading healthcare facilities improve patient satisfaction.

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Facility Guideline Institute Publishes its 2014 Healthcare Facility Guidelines

Posted on Mar 12, 2014 in News

The Facility Guidelines Institute has recently published its 2014 Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals and Outpatient Facilities and the new Guidelines for Design and Construction of Residential Health, Care, and Support Facilities. Recently updated, the guidelines were first introduced by the federal government in 1947, in an effort to implement the Hill-Burton program.

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