Announcing the Medicine X Wellness Room
Last May, after a wonderful (and exhausting) day at Denise Silber’s Doctors 2.0 & You conference in Paris, our Medicine X group decamped to Royal Madeleine to recuperate. Our dinner discussion raised a few questions. Why are conferences so exhausting? Wouldn’t it be nice to take a nap if you are tired or jet-lagged, yet still not miss the sessions you want to see?
We decided Medicine X should have a wellness room dedicated to enabling our e-patients and guests to recuperate from the demands of the conference. We are proud today to announce the Stanford Medicine X Wellness room.
The wellness room at Medicine X will have comfortable seating for rest and relaxation as well as special amenities for our e-patients and guests including:
- Hot towels and heating pads (useful for joint pain)
- Cool packs (useful for joint pain)
- Eye masks
- Refrigerated medication holding area
- Discrete medication administration area and sharps container for needle disposal
- Discrete area for nursing mothers
- Ear buds
- Dimmed lighting
- Warm blankets
- Relaxation imagery provided by Margaret Hansen and Salumedia.
The Medicine X Wellness room will be available to all conference guests on a first-come, first-served basis. We invite you to stop by, visit and be well!
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I attended the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress in Vancouver last fall and how I wished I’d had access to a Wellness Room while there! Every medical conference should have
a. healthy food/snacks
b. built-in walking/exercise breaks and
c. a Wellness Room like Medicine X
See you very soon.
This is amazing! Stanford MedX is setting the bar in patient inclusion. Expect to see me as a frequent flyer!
Looking forward to it!
Britt J. Johnson
Fabulous – this will allow MedXers to see me in my natural state: napping.
I am wondering if a warm blanket would be available through out the conference. I have a rare disease in which temperatures under approx 76 is life threatening. I am hoping that blankets can be provided for me if in fact air conditioning is set lower than my body can tolerate. I so appreciate Wellness rooms but hope I will be able to access this opportunity during conference attendance. Cryoglobulinemia: A rare disease. Thank you for your support.
This is awesome! Can’t wait!
Glad we inspired you to create a wellness room at Stanford. It was awesome, partner!
You are always inspiring Denise! So honored to be a partner with Doctors 2.0!
Really nice blog. I will check back for more information on this subject later…
Great news about the Wellness room – congrats !
Awesome I don’t think you could get anymore relaxed if you had all of that in your wellness room!