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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:

 


Patient Flow Weekly Issue OneUsing Data to Drive Process Improvement

One year ago, Jackson Health System in Miami realized a cultural shift was necessary in order to reduce patient wait times and improve experience. Since deploying their integrated patient flow strategy, more than $5 million dollars has been saved! This recent article by Bill Griffith of Jackson Health System was published by Health IT Outcomes.

Robust Patient Flow Strategy 

San Diego’s Sharp HealthCare, a six-hospital system, operates with the mission to improve the health of everyone they serve.

Watch this video podcast with Janet Hanley, Vice President Patient Technology, Innovation, and Efficiency, as she discusses how a robust patient flow strategy has helped Sharp improve visibility, accountability and overall patient satisfaction.

Measure your Community Access Portal potential!

Patient access is more than just eliminating diversions and hold times. From coordinating transportation and emergency services to seamlessly automating the placement of outside referrals, TeleTracking can help build a more meaningful presence in the communities you serve.

 


Patient Flow Weekly Issue Two Top Three StoriesLeading in every outcome.

TeleTracking was named as the clear leader for overall performance in a new in-depth study, Patient Flow 2017 – No Reason to Wait, released by KLAS, a global healthcare research firm.

What volunteering for a marathon taught me about patient flow.

On May 5, thousands of runners took to the streets of Pittsburgh for the annual marathon.  Scott Newton 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 his way home, he thought about how the lessons learned at the medical tent applied to patient flow.

Listen to the latest #PatientFlowPodcast!

Adventist Health Glendale [AHG] is the go-to provider for holistic health and wellness in California’s San Fernando Valley.  They are also the largest provider with 515-beds, 800 physicians, 2,400 associates and 1,100 volunteers.

Cynthia Norman-Bey, Director of the Customer Experience and Marina Chakhalyan, Nursing Operations Data Analyst join us for a two-part series of Patient Flow Podcast to discuss the AHG transfer center and the positive impact it is having on patient care.

 


Patient Flow Weekly Top Three Issue ThreeEnhancing Safe Patient Flow

“TeleTracking has improved collaboration and it has helped us build trust between departments. TeleTracking is an open system…and very transparent.” Learn more about the impact at Maine Medical Center in this short video.

How RTLS Helped Stamford Health Improve Patient Discharge, Reduce Equipment Loss

Stamford Hospital in Stamford, Conn. is a 305-bed, not-for-profit hospital providing the residents of Fairfield and Westchester counties with access to the latest technology using a compassionate, patient-centered care approach.

Kelly Jones, BSN, RN, Nurse Informatics Manager joins us on this episode of Patient Flow Podcast to share how she transitioned from a traditional nursing role to her current role, and how she implemented a RTLS solution that put Stamford on the path to owning, renting and losing less equipment.

The Future of Patient Flow

The time patients wait to schedule a physician appointment has reached its highest point in more than a decade, according to a Merritt Hawkins report. With the physician shortage only continuing to increase, many hospitals are left wondering about the impact on patient flow. Read more in this interview with Nanne Finis, CNO & Kris Kaneta, CMO, of TeleTracking. 

 


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