Patients and families have limited access to the healthcare information they need. Children are often scared and anxious about undergoing medical procedures causing confusion,frustration, and anxiety.
The I See! System is a healthcare communication tool that informs, sets expectations, educates, and eases anxiety. This system was created in collaboration with Child Life Specialists to provide information that patients and families need in a fun and effective way. It is a mobile, touch-screen computer created to overcome communication barriers because it is:
Evidence shows that proper pediatric preparations can significantly reduce stress and anxiety for the child, as well as increase the incidence of post-hospital benefits. This system incorporates introduction videos by Child Life Specialists, interactive games, key words, and a parent’s section. Incorporating interactive, multi-sensory, and audio-visual techniques allows the system to be fun for the child while empowering them to learn and understand the process.