Tampa, FL (PRWEB) August 27, 2013
Remember when the TV in your hospital room was just for watching your favorite shows? Not anymore! The patient TVs on the new Surgical Care Unit at Florida Hospital Carrollwood provide more than just entertainment. Patients can watch television, surf the internet, order their meals, communicate with nurses and most importantly, access health and wellness information, all through an interactive patient care system called the GetWellNetwork®.
“Keeping patients and their families informed while in our hospital is absolutely vital in facilitating the best possible outcomes and providing a positive patient experience,” says Robin McGuinness, vice president & Chief Nursing Officer at Florida Hospital Carrollwood. “We want and encourage patients to take an active part in their care.”
By providing patients with tools like the GetWellNetwork, Florida Hospital Carrollwood is helping patient’s take more control of their healing process. In addition, this technology helps to improve hospital staff efficiencies so they can spend even more time at the bedside caring for their patients.
GetWellNetwork is one of many innovative features of Florida Hospital Carrollwood’s Surgical Care Unit. The 25-bed, all private room unit also includes many of the latest safety features for patient care; Florida Hospital Carrollwood is taking a lead on creating the safe hospital of the future.
About Florida Hospital Carrollwood
Florida Hospital Carrollwood is a member of the Adventist Health System. Florida Hospital Carrollwood is a 120-bed community hospital specializing in Spine and Orthopedic Surgery, General Surgery, Cardiac Services, Neurological Services, General Medicine, Wound Healing, ENT, Diabetes Management, Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery, as well as other services that meet our mission of healing the mind, body and spirit. It’s Knee and Bariatric Weight Loss Surgeons are known for their revision work, correcting procedures done elsewhere. Spine Surgeons at Florida Hospital Carrollwood perform specialized procedures not available elsewhere in the world. In addition, Florida Hospital Carrollwood is the only hospital in the nine-county Tampa Bay area to utilize the Mazor Renaissance™ Spine Robot.
The Radiation Department provides the only nuclear camera with low dose in the state of Florida and utilizes the first KineGraph VMA™ available in the world for Spine. Florida Hospital Carrollwood is a HIMSS Level 7-designated hospital, one of only 2% in the United States. It holds the Surgical Review Corporation Center of Excellence designation for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. The Hospital collaborates with its physicians and clinicians to provide wellness education for a healthier community. Visit http://www.Floridahospital.com/Carrollwood.
About the GetWellNetwork
GetWellNetwork, Inc.® provides patient engagement solutions that help health care providers engage, educate and empower patients along the care continuum. Our patient-centered platform, delivered across multiple technology platforms including mobile devices, computers and televisions, enables providers to implement a revolutionary care delivery model called Interactive Patient Care™ to improve performance and patient outcomes. The company further extends the value of existing IT investments by integrating seamlessly with electronic medical record and patient portal applications.