West Chester Hospital has launched a program that allows patients to view detailed information about their own medical care and hospital stay as well as access entertainment apps and the Internet.
The My UC Health Bedside tablet program was distributed at the hospital today via 145 Samsung tablet computers, letting patients navigate the Epic MyChart Bedside system.
That system allows them to monitor vital signs and lab results, access educational materials about various health topics specific to their diagnosis and learn more about their care team.
In addition, patients may make non-urgent requests for items such as water, ice chips, snacks and room cleaning, add appointments and events to a personal calendar, use various entertainment applications and access the Internet. Read the full article here