Effective, efficient communication is key to effective, efficient patient flow. If there are communication breakdowns between departments, there’s often confusion and delays in getting patients to the right level of care. These delays often lead to unnecessary and redundant phone calls and pages, and undo / redo of patient bed assignments.
Centralized Command Centers: The Most Effective Way to Improve Patient Access
Patients arrive at hospitals every day through different paths. Some through the Emergency Department, some through physician referrals, and some through scheduled procedures. What makes all of these situations similar is the fact that critically ill patients need access to care at the right place and the right time.
The National Patient Safety Foundation’s Patient Safety Awareness Week kicked off on Sunday. A week where the efforts of healthcare professionals to keep patients safe and provide optimum, quality care is recognized. Critical to patient safety is the operational efficiency of a health system – and the strategies and tactics to maximize it.
We’re happy to share photos that show how the momentum continued throughout day two of HIMSS16!
Conference-goers were flocking to take in product demonstrations, as well as hear client success stories presented by Ali Anderson, Data Analyst at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, and Lisa Maples, Director of Patient Logistics at Health First.
Booth #7410 was the place to be at HIMSS16 yesterday! More than 40,000 people are walking the floors of the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas this week, and it’s TeleTracking’s biggest and best opportunity to share how our solutions are making an impact.