In the linked article, CDW lays out 5 ways that digital signage helps patients/visitors/staff in daily navigation in healthcare facilities. Having digital signs in place is not a new solution for bigger healthcare entities that have had them in place for several years. The reality is that larger facilities still have the challenge of making way finding easier and digital signs aren’t always the answer.
For those larger healthcare facilities they are looking for mobile applications to assist in navigation through the facilities by leveraging location services of their wireless infrastructure. Earlier this year I wrote about how Boston Children’s Hospital was implement their MyWay mobile app to address this challenged.
image provided via Boston Children’s website.
Not So Fast CDW, Way Finding Signs Are Not Always Successful