Search Tag: noise pollution

ICU Management

Noise pollution in hospitals a growing problem

2018 19 Nov

Noise levels in hospitals regularly exceed international recommendations, and the problem is getting worse, according to an editorial in the BMJ by a research team from King's College London and the University of the Arts London (UAL). You might also like : Music room soundproofing to reduce hospital noise Excessive noise can impact patients'... Read more

Executive Health Management

Silent Hospital of the Future

2016 05 Sep

With noise pollution increasingly regarded as an ‘under-the-radar’ threat to patient safety, experts from a range of fields are teaming up to design a hospital of the future – one that is silent. Experts come from fields both within and out with healthcare and include healthcare leaders, acousticians and even musicians according to Quartz .... Read more

IT Management

Quiet Hospital Initiative Improves Care Coordination

2015 03 Aug

To prevent noise pollution caused by too much use of the overhead paging system, Inspira Health Network recently launched its Quiet Hospital Initiative. The goal was to reduce the estimated 150 overhead pages a day, improve patient satisfaction and staff morale, and find a better way for clinicians to communicate and share data in real time.    Inspira... Read more