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Prue Leith’s Digital Food Menu

Prue Leith’s Digital Food Menu

Report of the Independent Review of NHS Hospital Food The implementation of digital food menus forms a key part of recommendations from an independent review of hospital food, published on October 26th 2020. The review, led by Great British Bake Off star Prue Leith,...

Why Buy a Healthcare TV?

Why Buy a Healthcare TV?

Why should I spend extra money on a commercial TV, when a domestic TV works just fine? I can save money if I buy my property's TVs from the high-street! We do still here this from time-to-time, especially when talking to smaller, independent care homes. However, for...

Content, Content and Content…

Content, Content and Content…

Prodding, Poking, Playing... Airwave's techie team spend many hours painstakingly prodding, poking and playing with various displays. systems and software,  ensuring they're not just fit for purpose, but represent the best healthcare technology has to offer....

Is Video-On Demand a thing of the past?

Is Video-On Demand a thing of the past?

In the hospital environment, the implementation of pay to watch TV systems is contentious - expensive, exploitative even. Charging a bed-bound patient to watch TV? such a simple pleasure that surely shouldn't be commercialised? To make it clear, Airwave Healthcare has...

Healthcare TV – FAQ

Healthcare TV – FAQ

We don't take it for granted that our customers know everything about healthcare TV technology, and have pulled together a list of our most frequently asked questions: What's the difference between a Healthcare TV and a normal TV?  Whilst healthcare TVs often share...

Post-Covid Technology

Post-Covid Technology

2020's coronavirus pandemic has forced a number of industries to adapt to survive; operational procedures have been analysed and reimagined, with the implementing of a contactless experience, priority number one (especially in the healthcare industry, where infection...

What Makes a Good Patient Entertainment System?

What Makes a Good Patient Entertainment System?

Firstly, what exactly is a patient entertainment system? Before we get too bogged down in details, what actually is a patient entertainment system? In a nutshell:  A patient entertainment system delivers interactive services and additional features to a...

The Patient Entertainment System – a luxury or a mandatory?

The Patient Entertainment System – a luxury or a mandatory?

A full inventory of services Interactive TV systems turn a healthcare TV into a powerful information and marketing tool.  Fully customisable and remotely managed, well-designed systems elevate the patient experience and enhance a property's operational...

Servicing Binge-Watching Brits…

Servicing Binge-Watching Brits…

Surprising Statistics According to Ofcom*, Britain is a binge-viewing nation.  Eight in ten adults in the UK (40 million people) use subscription services such as Netflix or catch-up technology like BBC iPlayer or ITV Hub. 51% of people watch TV in their bedroom...

Top TV Tips

Top TV Tips

Remember yesteryear's hospital TV?  a big box sitting forlornly on a trolley, offering five measly channels (two of which showing more snow than show), painfully slow channel transitions, cumbersome user interfaces, and if you fancied a bit of...

It’s just a TV, right?

It’s just a TV, right?

It's just a telly on the wall, right? As patient entertainment systems become more complicated, so too does their design and deployment. Today’s feature rich, IoT driven technology is changing the parameters of the industry’s project management function. We speak with...

Healthcare Industry Operations Management

Healthcare Industry Operations Management

Toby Hart has been running Airwave's operational arm (almost) since day one. We catch up with Mr.Operations and chat about life in the operational hot-seat: What’s the biggest operational challenge in healthcare technology? The nature of the healthcare industry,...