If you have been in a hospital lately then you may be aware of all the noise that occurs when multiple alarms go off. If you have been a patient then you know what they are too and are we suffering from alarm overload? Each device seems to have it’s own tone and system and at times when multiple...
The Medical Quack .... by Barbara Duck
The Medical Quack
Tue, Feb 15 2011
Filed under: Filed under: Medically Related, Technology, healthcare, Hospitals, Doctors, nurses, noise, batteries, alarms, malfunctions
I think everyone who has been in a hospital for care at some point in time can agree, they can be noisy. The Yacker Tracker at the facility in Hawaii helps keep this in check. Not only do we monitor data today, but add noise to the list too. It looks very similar to a traffic signal...