Care and Wear , a self-described "healthwear company," has partnered with the Parsons School of Design to design an innovative new hospital gown to empower patients and protect their privacy—and MedStar Health is already planning a test run, Valeriya Safronova writes for the New York Times. Learn key best practices for overcoming common barriers to care management. According to Safronova, the move to redesign hospital gowns is not new, but MedStar's involvement could represent a "big potential audience for a new look. According to Safronova, the new hospital gown opens from the front and shields the back, eliminating the exposed rear of the traditional hospital gown, and uses various ties and snaps to enable partial exposure when needed.
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Newser — "Embarrassing backside exposure" may soon be a thing of the past—at least when it comes to hospital gowns. The company, which worked with Parsons School of Design students, found itself faced with a challenging task: Design a comfortable hospital gown that provides more coverage for the patient while still allowing medical staff easy access to insert IVs and check vitals. The gown's backside box pleat image here is especially catching people's attention, functioning "like a giant skirt slit that you can open up to have full access," per the company's products chief. The new gown will see an initial test run at one of MedStar Health's Maryland hospitals, expanding to its other nine locations if the gown is a hit.