Organised by the Infection Prevention Society, the conference aims to bring together infection prevention and control professionals from across the UK and further afield to share and debate best practice, research and discuss the latest issues within the infection prevention field.
Ascom UK win "Best Communications Systems 2016" at Prestigious Building Better Healthcare Awards Ceremony.
''This is a great concept, providing direct-to-nurse communication for patients and other staff.'', commented judges.
Ascom's innovative communication solutions at NHS Royal Free Chase Farm hospital, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow and Benenden Hospital demonstrate Ascom's unique approach to putting health delivery into the hands of caregivers on the move.
John McGarrity, Technical Manager, Med. Physics at QEH, Glasgow stated, "It was clear right from the start that we needed this technology. I feel that staff have embrace it very quickly. It's not our system, it belongs to the staff, and that's how they want it to operate."
The solution integrates Internet Protocol nurse call systems with patient monitors and monitoring alert systems.
Messages, calls, alerts and requests are made mobile - going to clinicians' wireless devices such as the Ascom Myco.
The BBH Awards judges were particularly impressed by the solutions' speech capabilities and their ability to directly link clinicians and patients.
With single room environments growing in popularity within the healthcare sector, this enhancement is crucial when to improving staff productivity, total communications and patient privacy.