Episode 1: Adapting Door Automation in Healthcare Facilities
From the public entrance to operating rooms, healthcare workers, patients and visitors use automatic doors to navigate the facility. Michelle, a healthcare practitioner, joins us to discuss how her daily routine has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic and automatic door challenges commonly found in hospitals.
Topics covered include:
Different types of safety and security measures implemented since COVID-19
How daily routines have changed in hospitals
Why short-term changes could lead to permanent protocols
“ I think the biggest change I noticed between me and all my coworkers is the elevators. You can tell no one wants to touch them with their fingers, and there’s no scanner. You have to press the button yourself to get to where you need to go.” – Michelle, Healthcare Practitioner