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95% of hospitals are planning to increase their utilization of real-time locating technology. By implementing additional solutions, healthcare facilities will be enabled to track medical devices, supplies, and specimens. What is Intelligent Healthcare? When we think about the future of healthcare, it’s exciting and mysterious. What will a trip to the hospital look like? Will…

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Ochsner Health has selected Purple’s Digital Wayfinding solution to be integrated into their flagship hospital, Ochsner Medical Center, located at 1514 Jefferson Highway in greater New Orleans. The digital wayfinding solution is aimed at improving the overall experience for patients, visitors, and staff. It integrates with the MyOchsner App to provide on-site walking directions.  In…

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The realization of how important digital solutions are for healthcare venues has caused significant changes to the way hospitals have begun to operate over the past 10 years and with a large number of healthcare providers knowing they must improve the patient experiences, the adoption of technology has allowed healthcare providers to greatly influence patients’…

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The Covid-19 pandemic has seen many people postpone their healthcare visits out of the fear of infection. On top of that, due to sparse resources, critical Covid-19 cases caused a reshuffling of medical departments to fight the disease. Non-Covid patients, like those with diabetes and cancer, lost fast access to doctors for regular checkups. Fast…

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Indoor location services allow for the tracking of people and objects within a set space through the combination of hardware and software technologies. This is often done to understand the movement of people and reduce the loss of revenue from lost or stolen assets. The Indoor Location Services market as defined by Gartner – “……

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Purple continues to add exceptional talent to its healthcare team by partnering with Mike Farrar, an industry expert adviser. Purple, the Indoor Location Services company, announced today that Mike Farrar has been appointed as a new Healthcare industry adviser of the company. This prominent thought leader and consultant will be leveraging his expertise within the…

Purple, the Intelligent Spaces company, has today announced an addition to their already best-in-class Healthcare team. Libby Motto has a proven track record of over 20 years of experience in implementing effective strategies and processes within the healthcare industry, joins as Healthcare Account Executive.  Libby, who holds a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration, has previously…

Between traditional healthcare challenges and ones the pandemic entailed, the healthcare industry strives to contain operational costs. In the midst of accelerating digitization, patients no longer evaluate providers based on medical outcomes alone, instead seeking a pleasant overall patient experience. As they become more engaged across channels and more involved in the process, healthcare marketing…

With the healthcare industry moving faster than we’ve ever known it can be difficult to keep up to date and have the most relevant information. Below we have created a list of blogs to keep you informed about healthcare news, technology advancements, policies and administrations, and much more! The blogs have been selected based on…

After our webinar with futurist Mike Ryan, we’re looking forward to what the future of healthcare holds for the patient experience. In this blog, we’ll uncover the changes we’re seeing in the short to long term and how each will affect the individual patient experience. Want a quick overview? Check out our infographic at the…

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust has revolutionized its hospital signage by launching the country’s first interactive mapping service (Monday 16 August). Designed to provide visitors and patients with step-by-step directions from the comfort of their own homes, CHS Maps will make it even easier for patients to find their route to care. The easy-to-follow directions…

In July 2021 U.S. News released their annual Honors Roll for the top 20 rated U.S. hospitals, and in this blog, we’ll show you the honors roll top 3, what they’re ranking for, and their focus toward patient experience. Annual U.S. hospital honor roll Each year U.S. News for Health releases its ranks for the…

Following an international RFP search, in July of 2021 VCU Health System chose Purple to implement a wayfinding solution on its growing downtown medical campus in Richmond, Virginia. With this solution, patients and visitors can preview digital maps and directions online before they arrive and use interactive walking routes when on-site to ensure they get…

Missed and late medical appointments have become a growing concern within the healthcare industry. As populations grow and we start to live longer, the effect of missing appointments has already begun to disrupt healthcare operations. Not all missed appointments are caused by the changes in population; however, they are more personal to the patient, as…

This is a summary of a private healthcare webinar, which Purple ran alongside University Hospital’s Managing Director of Innovation and Design in May. You can find the full recording of the webinar here or take a look at the transcript here. Dean quickly kicked off the webinar by introducing Shaun and Kip before introducing the…

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