Slideshow: Disney Cancer Center Offers High Tech Care
The latest medical technologies, health IT, and other innovations to provide care and comfort to cancer patients are deployed at the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center.
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Philips Lighting's "Ambient Experience" allow patients to control the lighting, sounds and even music and video in their rooms to create a calming environment as they undergo radiation treatments. The technology mixes colored LED lights with the music and also video that projects seamless images on white curved walls.
Providence Health, the parent organization of the Disney cancer center, will examine how the new innovations impact patients and decide whether to extend the concepts to other facilities, said Raymond Lowe, regional director of information systems at Providence Health's Disney cancer center. "We'll look at what comes out of this so we can adapt the innovations, best practices."