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Patient Flow Weekly Top Three | Issue 8

Patient Flow Weekly | Industry Insights from TeleTracking
Each week, we highlight the top three stories from our current Patient Flow Weekly Issue.  Subscribe today!


Taking Command, Improving Access, Enhancing Outcomes

It’s the challenge every health system faces—how do you find ways to increase access to care, enable precision placement, and create improved patient outcomes? 

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Categories: Hospital Software Implementation, Operational Efficiency, Patient Access, Patient Flow, Patient Flow Weekly, Weekly Top Three

Top 5 Reasons to Attend TeleCon17

Looking for a reason to attend TeleCon17?

Katie Romano, TeleTracking’s new Head of Customer Experience,  shares her thoughts on what customers can expect at the one and only patient flow conference of the year – TeleCon17.  And if you missed her recent podcast, be sure to listen by clicking here.

TeleCon17 | 1 | Patient FlowAccess to our experts.

We’re dedicating time for you to be with the best of the best in our advanced workshops. They’ll be available to advise on how you, personally, can move forward on your patient flow journey. This is hands-on time – you’re encouraged to come with your data, challenges & objectives, and we’ll help you create an action plan. Who are these experts, you ask?  Take a look at TeleTracking’s Experts in the Field! » Continue reading

Categories: Author: Katie Romano, Client Conference, TeleCon

Patient Flow Weekly Top Three | Issues 6 & 7

Patient Flow Weekly | Industry Insights from TeleTracking
Each week, we highlight the top three stories from our current Patient Flow Weekly Issue.  Subscribe today!


Patient Flow Quarterly: Summer 2017 Issue is now available!

Patient Flow Weekly Top ThreeIn this issue we’re focused on the powerful effect an Operational Command Center can have on both patients and staff.  And while it goes by different names—Command Center, Logistics Center, Operations Center, Placement Center—the main takeaway is that this type of centralized concept ensures that care is delivered at the right place, in the right setting, with the right care team, at the right time.
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Categories: Client Case Studies, Patient Access, Patient Flow, Patient Flow Weekly, Weekly Top Three

Opening Doors & Increasing Access at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Heather Boyle, Director of Patient Logistics
Heather Boyle, Director of Patient Logistics

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, in Hershey, PA is a leading provider of specialized medical care in central Pennsylvania, and is the only hospital with dual adult and pediatric Level 1 trauma accreditation in the state. Before making patient flow a priority in 2012, Hershey was at critical capacity for years. As the volume of patients increased, it became more challenging to move patients through the system in order to accept new patients—especially those coming in as transfers. In addition, the system was decentralized—while calls were coming into one number, it took a series of steps to accept the patient and get them to the right place for the right care.

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Categories: Client Case Studies, Patient Access, Patient Flow

Patient Flow Weekly Top Three | Issue 5

Patient Flow Weekly | Industry Insights from TeleTracking
Each week, we highlight the top three stories from our current Patient Flow Weekly Issue.  Subscribe today!


TeleTracking Expert: Joy Avery shares 4 Lessons from 25 years and 100 transfer centers. 

Patient Flow Weekly Top Three | Issue 5While I’ve held different positions throughout my career, what has remained consistent is my focus on making sure patients get the right care, in the right place, at the right time.  And that’s where having a robust transfer / referral center comes into play.  » Continue reading

Categories: Client Case Studies, Patient Flow Weekly, Transfer / Referral Center, Weekly Top Three

Patient Flow Weekly Top Three | Issue 4

Patient Flow Weekly | Industry Insights from TeleTracking
Each week, we highlight the top three stories from our current Patient Flow Weekly Issue.  Subscribe today!


Patient Flow Weekly | Top Three | Issue 4NMMC Transfer Center Coordinates Behind the Scenes

A small group of North Mississippi Medical Center staff members touch every patient admitted to hospital without ever being seen. » Continue reading

Categories: Client Case Studies, Discharge Efficiency, Patient Access, Patient Flow, Patient Flow Weekly

Patient Flow Weekly Top Three | Latest Stories from our Newsletter

Patient Flow Weekly | Industry Insights from TeleTracking

The average person sends and receives a total of 100+ business emails per day. We value your time – and your inbox space – so we’ve simplified the way we delivery industry news, client outcomes, and our patient flow expertise to you.  With Patient Flow Weekly, a single weekly email, you’ll have everything you’ll need to stay up-to-date and drive outcomes at your hospital or healthcare system.

Continue reading for the Top Three stories from the first 3 issues of Patient Flow Weekly:

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Categories: Future of Healthcare, Patient Access, Patient Flow, Patient Flow Weekly, Weekly Top Three

May 13, 2017 Cyber Attack Announcement

Notice to TeleTracking Customers,

As you may have seen in the news, there has been a massive cyber attack on hospitals in (at the time of this notice) 74 countries, including 17 NHS facilities (UK).  This cyber attack involves ransomware and is demanding $300 Bitcoin to be paid.  This attack exploits vulnerabilities when the latest security OS patches have not been applied according to recommended protocols.

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What Volunteering for a Marathon Taught Me about Patient Flow

Last Sunday, thousands of runners took to the streets of Pittsburgh for the annual marathon.  I volunteered to provide medical support and was assigned to the Finish Line Medical Tent.  This was a large event, with a stream of people coming through with issues of varying severity.  On my way home, I thought about how the lessons learned at the medical tent applied to patient flow.

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Categories: Author: Scott Newton, Patient Flow

Streamlining Care for Perioperative Areas & Outpatient Clinics

Clinical Workflow Suite: Two Stories of Streamlining Care within High Volume and High Contribution Areas of a Health System

Improving patient throughput in surgical suites, ambulatory surgery centers, and clinics. Ensuring care is delivered in a timely, high-quality, compassionate way to patients and their families.   Using data for patient care to drive a culture of continuous process improvement and positive outcomes.

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Categories: Clinical Workflow Suite, Outpatient Care