Tag Archives: technology

A smartphone app to help improve patient & visitor experience on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

The SMH Wayfinder app is a new option to help patients and visitors get to where they need to go. From a patient room to the cafeteria, this app gives turn-by-turn guidance inside the main campus building. It uses leading edge technology called geomagnetic positioning.

The implantable minature telescope on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

Leslie had macular degeneration for years. Since she had no prior surgery to correct it, Sarasota Memorial’s Marc Levy performed Florida’s first implant into a patient’s eye. Listen to the fascinating story!

We’re Having a Baby! Part 4 – The use of social media to spread the word about support on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

Included in the support network for expecting mothers, is the use of social media to help spread the word of new programs like the Milk Depot. Mothers with extra breast milk can now donate at our hospital – part of a national network that gives a life-saving gift for premature babies.

We’re Having a Baby! Part 3 – All-inclusive care in the Mother/Baby Unit on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

Using technology to reach out to parents wherever they are is important, but the focus always come back to the facility. Skilled nurses, a Level III NICU Unit, 3 floors dedicated to Mother & Baby… all in the brand new Courtyard Tower.

Telemedicine & SMH’s Comprehensive Stroke Center – Part 4 of 4 – on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

In an effort to help people who have had a stroke, Sarasota Memorial launched a telemedicine program where the patients can use their connected devices to make treatment more efficient.