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Sign System Solutions Recognizes Patient Experience Week

Posted by on Apr 27, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Sign System Solutions Recognizes Patient Experience Week

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 by on Apr 2, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

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...

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6 Ways to Improve Patient Satisfaction with a Positive Wayfinding Experience

Posted by on Mar 19, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

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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Why a Decision Tree?

Posted by on Dec 31, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Why a Decision Tree?

In his book, The Decision Tree: Taking Control of Your Health in the New Era of Personalized Medicine, Goetz conveys the main challenge facing individuals and their healthcare, and the opportunity that a decision-tree approach offers. We know that when we provide engagement the outcomes improve. Goetz makes clear that we indeed face a health crisis in the U.S. He shows his conviction for making people aware of the problem and the potential for them to work towards the solution. His decision tree helps individuals by providing a tool for change.

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Creating a Patient Experience Movement

Posted by on Dec 15, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Creating a Patient Experience Movement

The Beryl Institute Study Addresses the Patient Experience in Hospitals  In 2013, more hospitals have created tactics to address the patient experience and have committed to the overall strategy as a top priority for the success of their organizations. The Beryl Institute, an organization dedicated to the improvement of the patient experience, conducted its bi-annual research study with Catalyst Healthcare Research to address the needs of patients in today’s healthcare system. Jason Wolf, President, The Beryl Institute stated, “the...

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Connect with Sign System Solutions through Social Media

Posted by on Nov 11, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Sign System Solutions has recently taken another step forward to stay connected with its customers and grow its online wayfinding community with its new and expanded presence on social media.

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The Future of Wayfinding

Posted by on Jul 11, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

The Future of Wayfinding Knowing the future of wayfinding might be a bit difficult to predict; however, identifying the current expectations, challenges, and current technological advances provides an insight into what we can expect in the next decade and beyond.

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Build Your Brand through an Effective Sign Solution

Posted by on Jun 18, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Build Your Brand through an Effective Sign Solution

Build Your Brand The decisions that you make – from your employee’s uniforms, the landscaping and even the type of signage used to help your customers find their way – help create a sense of personal connection and confidence in your company’s overall brand. Building trust in your brand comes from all the decisions you make over time.  Remember, a brand is not what you tell your customers about your company; it is what they perceive of it. It is what they say and feel about your company. With this in mind, your reputation is...

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Getting From Point A to Point B: The Impact of Signage

Posted by on Jun 6, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Chances are, like most of us, you’ve run into one or more of these scenarios: you’re on your way to a doctor’s appointment at a hospital, or a business meeting in an unfamiliar office building, or even a class at a university – and you can’t find your way. You forgot to bring your directions that were given to you when you first made the appointment. The campus or office park directory didn’t quite explain how to reach your destination. So you rely on signs and landmarks to find your way. In today’s...

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Does Your Facility Need A Professional Wayfinding Audit?

Posted by on Jan 21, 2013 in Blog | Comments Off

By Erin Deshler, Director of Planning & Design Wayfinding has an impact on how visitors perceive your facility. When visitors enter an unfamiliar setting – without clear direction – their level of frustration and stress can increase. The facility may be perceived as disorganized, unwelcoming, and even uncaring. An effective sign system can help ensure that your patients and visitors have a positive experience. Often times, hospital staff is so familiar with their workplace, that they don’t view it from the perspective of a...

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