Better patient care? Yes, there’s app for that

By Josh Grossberg

Thanks to some cutting-edge technology, inpatient nurses and Keck Medical Center of USC will soon be able to connect with patients and other nurses and receive critical alarms just by reaching into their pockets.

In August, the center will receive 300 specialty iPhones that will enable inpatient nursing staff to work faster, smarter and easier.

“This will become their communication device,” said Keith Paul, chief technology officer for USC Health Sciences. “The idea is to give them one device to do everything.” Read More »