Kathleen McDonough, MSN, RN-BC, CPHIMS, The Valley Hospital

Kathleen McDonough, MSN, RN-BC, CPHIMS, is the Director of Nursing Informatics at The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, New Jersey.

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Why interactive technology is improving the patient experience


I was rounding with a colleague in the pediatric area of The Valley Hospital, in Ridgewood, New Jersey, when we entered the room of a young boy with his mother sitting by his bed. As we entered, we explained that we were visiting pediatric patients to see if they were interacting with the newly-installed GetWell Inpatient™ solution, GetWellNetwork’s interactive software that uses a bedside TV to get patients and their families more involved in the care process.

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Topics: Nursing, Population Health, Patient Engagement