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● Workflow Solutions Guide


Throw away those pagers


TeleTracking’s mobileXT appli- cation for Apple iPhone and iPad devices eliminates the need for a pager or house phone to manage patient flow and capac- ity. EVS/Transport employees can update status instantly using a hospital’s secure WiFi network. Active managers can direct and monitor tasks from anywhere in the health system. No training is necessary if your staff is familiar with TeleTrack- ing’s TransportTracking and


BedTracking applications. Requires Capacity Management Suite 3.0.1 or higher. TeleTracking Technologies www.rsleads.com/312ht-176


Code blue gets automated


Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital is using Amcom Messenger to save time and improve patient safety in its new 72-bed building. The Hershey, PA, organization selected Amcom to improve code- blue notifications by


automating the process and reducing notification time. Amcom Messenger routes code blue alerts from the Rauland Responder 5 staff terminals in each patient room directly to the code team’s pagers. Staff members just hit a button on the wall, and the rest is automated. Amcom Software www.rsleads.com/312ht-178


Go paperless using smartphones and tablets


Canvas, a cloud-based software service from Sprint that allows busi- nesses to replace paper forms with efficient mobile forms and apps, unlocks the productivity of smart- phones and tablets with GPS func- tionality, image capture, bar code scanning, electronic signatures and access to business data. This HIPAA- compliant solution can be especially useful in gathering patient histories and basic check-in forms. Canvas users can choose and customize content from a library of more than


10,000 mobile business apps. Sprint www.rsleads.com/312ht-180 22 December 2013


Get asset tracking, fleet management, nurse call and more


After a six-month trial, Sentara Healthcare has selected Versus Advantages Asset Tracking and Fleet Management, powered by Versus’ real-time locating system (RTLS), to be implemented at its 10 hospitals in Virginia and North Carolina. Versus’ combination IR and RFID technology locates people and assets through the direct asso-


ciation of RTLS tag signals to sensors installed in each room. Sentara was also able to build its asset tracking system onto a Versus RTLS network already in use for nurse call automation. Versus Technology


www.rsleads.com/312ht-177 MU Stage 2 and patient communication


HealthWave Connect is a cloud-based messaging service that works with most certified EHRs to allow health- care providers to send out per- sonalized, customized messages based on each


patient’s individual care plan to improve patient outcomes. It provides two-way patient communication (so patients can respond back to their message) and patient calendar integra- tion, and gives physicians a vital tool to help comply with the meaningful-use Stage 2 standard. This solution speeds up appointment confirmations and saves a complete audit trail of communication. PhoneTree


www.rsleads.com/312ht-179 Improve hospital-wide patient throughput


MEDHOST is bringing its ED expertise to the rest of the hospital to eliminate sys- temic performance issues. PatientFlow HD is a Web- based, easy-to-use enter- prise -wide patient throughput solution that provides hospital executives with real-time, mission-criti-


cal facility, clinical and patient-centric data, such as 30-day readmissions, patients exceeding their reimbursed length of stay, observation status and patients occupying higher acuity beds than necessary. Providers can also leverage PatientFlow HD to comply with new patient-flow requirements issued December 2012 by The Joint Commission. MEDHOST www.rsleads.com/312ht-181


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