The technology driving nurse call systems has evolved into a world of digital and networked IP-based systems that have helped to improve patient care in hospitals. Nurse call systems are becoming more intuitive and easy to use, with specializedoptions designed to handle patient requests. Nurse call systems continue to expand their capabilities beyond life safety provisions. Targeting improve-ment in patient satisfaction, staff communications and operational efficiencies, features that used to be considered optional are now standard.
New technologies produce flexibilityThe IP infrastructure allow hospitals to use off-the shelf structured cabling, which reduces installation time, enables faster troubleshooting and sometimes allow facility personnel to perform their own maintenance.