℞: Digital Connection

by RaeAnne Marsh

RxPhoenix Children’s Hospital has unveiled its pioneering Connected Patient Project, which will provide a customized digital experience through not only a tablet in every patient room for patients and families to use during their hospital stay but also a mobile app for the Journey Board, an educational resource PCH provides families regarding post-procedure care once their child is released from the hospital.

Studies show that more than half of the patients at Phoenix Children’s have no access to a smartphone or tablet device while they are hospitalized, and this makes it difficult not only to stay connected to family and friends, but to access educational materials about their diagnosis and treatment plan. Launched with the support of the James M. Cox Foundation’s recent $200,000 grant, the project will benefit 13,000 patients annually.

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