Since we created our first smart film in 1986, smart glass technology has evolved over the years, at that time the Film & Glass Division of Polytronix, Inc. was established. Over the last 30 years, we have seen a rapidly expanding smart glass industry, as more and more architects and designers are using this state-of-the-art technology to enhance a wide range of applications. Our technology, PolyvisionTM Switchable Privacy Film & Glass provides the users with greater privacy benefits than other smart glass technologies. PolyvisionTM uses a liquid crystal technology known as polymer dispersed liquid crystal (PDLC) technology, which is sandwiched between two layers of glass.Continue Reading
How many GERMS are on your Hospital Curtains?
Studies by LiveScience, ScienceDaily, and the CDC, confirm that curtains in hospital rooms became increasingly contaminated once they are hung in the patient’s room. There is a potential danger as newer, drug-resistant bacteria evolve, providing a challenge to health-care professionals to limit the spread of outbreaks. Hospital curtains are changed when the patient is discharged. Overtime, no hospital curtains on the market today, stay Germ-Free.Continue Reading
Operating Rooms generally contain and spread the most germs, viruses, and bacteria. When an operating room is occupied, bacterial infections can spread on hospital curtains and blinds. PolyvisionTM Switchable Privacy Glass is energy efficient, cost effective and reduces waste from the fabric and cleaning of hospital curtains and blinds produces. Operating Rooms are required to be maintained in the highest cleanest, to protect both patients and health care professionals from invisible contamination. PolyvisionTM Switchable Privacy Glass can help every hospital achieve the goal of being Germ-Free.Continue Reading
The intensive care unit, ICU, caters to patients with life-threatening illnesses and injuries, that require constant care, with close supervision and required to be clean and isolated for the patients. Caring for ICU Patients, vistors, and healthcare staff, bacteria and germs spreading is still a huge problem in 2019.
Emergency department are unique setting for privacy in the health care industry. Maintaining patient privacy in the hectic confines of the emergency department has always been a dilemma and concern. When the federal government raised the stakes in 2003, when the privacy requirements of the HIPAA when into effect, healthcare professionals had to make a reasonable efforts to the disclosure of health care information.Continue Reading
Polytronix, Inc. Film and Glass Division found a problem in the healthcare industry and PolyvisionTM Smart Glass windows are the solution. The problem is that patients are often getting their recovery time interrupted by healthcare staff coming into their rooms to check their viral signs.Continue Reading