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50 Modern Hospital Innovations

From Luxurious Maternity Wards to Simulated Hospital Experiences

— April 5, 2016 — Lifestyle
These modern hospital innovations range from luxe maternity wards to simulated doctor's office appointments that replace routine visits with a more convenient alternative. When it comes to medical decor, sterile and utilitarian interiors are being replaced with more engaging spaces that are changing the way those with illnesses respond to treatment. While examples like aquatic-themed children's hospitals and vibrant medical clinics promote optimism, hospital room decor programs are designed to make a child's long-term hospital stay more inviting and cozy.

When examining connected health platforms, doctor-reviewing websites and web-based health insurance services are on the rise while diagnosis apps and wearables are helping users decipher common symptoms without having to visit their local doctor's office.

Furthermore, these modern hospital innovations also include interactive health monitors and cancer-detecting gloves. These examples are a testament to the evolving research of medical professionals who continue to look for new ways to treat both common and chronic illnesses.
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Physician-Reviewing Platforms
Physician-Reviewing Platforms
This Website Allows Users to Review Different Fertility Clinics
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Gynaecologist Reservation Apps
Gynaecologist Reservation Apps
The BookHA App Lets You Book Appointments With Gynaecologists
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Simulated Hospital Excursions
Simulated Hospital Excursions
Expedia Uses Livestreaming to Take Sick Kids on 'Dream Adventures'
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Interactive Health Mirrors
Interactive Health Mirrors
The 'Wize Mirror' Shows Users How Healthy They Are
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Record-Collecting Medical Software
Record-Collecting Medical Software
This Software Helps Doctors Retrieve a Patient’s Medical Record
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Comprehensive Health Record Cards
Comprehensive Health Record Cards
The eMedica Card Keeps Personal Health Records at Your Disposal
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Doctor-Finding Apps
Doctor-Finding Apps
The Amino Health App Lets Patients Connect With Medical Specialists
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Emergency Doctor Consultations
Emergency Doctor Consultations
This App Helps Users Connect with Doctors in Disaster Scenarios
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Comfortable Cancer Centers
Comfortable Cancer Centers
The Maggie's Cancer Center is Opening a New Location in Manchester
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Prescription-Granting Apps
Prescription-Granting Apps
'Polkadoc' is a New App Designed to Help Increase Birth Control Access
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3D-Printed Heart Models
3D-Printed Heart Models
MIT Researchers Created Blueprints to Give Surgeons Practice on Each Heart
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Web-Based Health Insurance Plans
Web-Based Health Insurance Plans
The Ontario Blue Cross Offers an All-Encompassing Online Service
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Tumor-Removing Robots
Tumor-Removing Robots
This Surgical Robot Removes Inner Ear Tumors Without Hurting Patients
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Governmental Health Apps
Governmental Health Apps
Winnipeg's 'Connected Care' App Connects Citizens to Health Services
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Filtered Telemedicine Apps
Filtered Telemedicine Apps
This Telemedicine Service Makes Patient-Doctor Interactions Streamlined
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Blood Pressure-Monitoring Apps
Blood Pressure-Monitoring Apps
The Wythings HyResult App Accessory Can Analyze Your Blood Pressure
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Kid-Friendly Hospital Tools
Kid-Friendly Hospital Tools
These Toy-Inspired Medical Instruments Calm Pediatric Patients
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Biometric Hospital Registration Platforms
Biometric Hospital Registration Platforms
This Device Helps Reduce Hospital Wait Times
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Connected Health Services
Connected Health Services
Singaporean Startup Healint Looks to Provide Migraine Relief for Users
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Mind-Tricking Motion Simulators
Mind-Tricking Motion Simulators
vMocion Creates the Illusion of Motion for VR Headset Users
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Baby Bonding Devices
Baby Bonding Devices
The 'Baboo' Allows Parents to Track Their Premature Baby's Movements
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App-Enabled Pregnancy Tests
App-Enabled Pregnancy Tests
This Pregnancy Test Comes with a App That Provides Fertility Resources
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At-Home Pill Appliances
At-Home Pill Appliances
The 'Farma' Home Bioreactor Would Allow One to Skip Pharmaceutical Drugs
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Gamified Physical Therapy Devices
Gamified Physical Therapy Devices
This Game is Designed to Help Pateints Regain Muscle Control
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Convenient Clinic Apps
Convenient Clinic Apps
The 'Skip the Waiting Room' App Helps You Avoid Long Waits
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Pregnancy Delivery Kits
Pregnancy Delivery Kits
The Push Pack is a Prepacked Hospital Bag for Expectant Mothers
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Animated Wellness Manuals
Animated Wellness Manuals
The Pertolongan Pertama Health Brochure is Designed for Growing Teens
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Remote Patient Care Platforms
Remote Patient Care Platforms
This Telehealth Service Visually Connects Patients with Physicians
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Urban Organ Donation Stunts
Urban Organ Donation Stunts
The UK's Patient Publicity Stunt Addresses the Need for Organ Donors
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Wearable Heart Monitors
Wearable Heart Monitors
The Phillips Wearable Biosensor Can Warn About Impending Heartattacks
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Motorcycle Ambulances
Motorcycle Ambulances
The Two Wheeler Ambulance is a Practical Vehicle for Zipping Through Traffic
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Hospital Room-Redecorating Programs
Hospital Room-Redecorating Programs
The 'Design My Room' Initiative Helps Seriously Sick Teenagers
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Cancer-Detecting Gloves
Cancer-Detecting Gloves
This New Type of Pressure Sensor Will Detect Tumors by Touch
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On-Demand Phlebotomy Services
On-Demand Phlebotomy Services
This Services Employs Freelance Phlebotomists
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Soothing Pediatric Hospitals
Soothing Pediatric Hospitals
This Rwandan Children's Cancer Center has Soothing and Elegant Design
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Empowering Clinic Interiors
Empowering Clinic Interiors
The New Planned Parenthood Clinics Meet the Changing Needs of Patients
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Aquatic-Themed Children's Hospitals
Aquatic-Themed Children's Hospitals
This Playful Swedish Hospital was Designed by Bitter Britta
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12
Handheld Retina Scanners
Handheld Retina Scanners
The Carl Zeiss Meditec VISUSCOUT 100 Would Make Detecting Problems Easier
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On-Demand Medical Apps
On-Demand Medical Apps
The Circle Medical App Provides Patients with At-Home Medical Care
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10
Medical-Monitoring Wearables
Medical-Monitoring Wearables
The Vivi Headset by Method Lets Doctors Check Vitals as They Operate
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Privacy-Providing Nursing Chairs
Privacy-Providing Nursing Chairs
This Hospital Chair Has High Walls and an Embracing Design
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Luxurious Maternity Hospitals
Luxurious Maternity Hospitals
The Portland Gives Expecting Mothers a Five Star Birthing Experience
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Futuristic Mobile Hospitals
Futuristic Mobile Hospitals
The Transpital Concept Offers Flexible Units For any Departmental Use
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Vibrant Medical Clinics
Vibrant Medical Clinics
The Dean Street Express by Penson in London Rethinks the Walk-in History
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5
Patient-Focused Hospital Rooms
Patient-Focused Hospital Rooms
This Treatment Facility Gives Patients a Better Hospital Experience
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Anonymous Dermatology Apps
Anonymous Dermatology Apps
First Derm Offers Professional Medical Advice On Demand
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Futuristic Hospital Extensions
Futuristic Hospital Extensions
Lausanne's Centre of Oncology Renovation References Retro Futurism
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Clip-On Hospital Cribs
Clip-On Hospital Cribs
The Gelderse Vallei Hospital Offers Bedside Cribs for New Mothers
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Laser Glucose Monitors
Laser Glucose Monitors
The GlucoSense System is Non-Invasive and Accurate
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