BedWatch has launched an exciting new platform that empowers support service staff and clinical teams.
BedWatch Admit Control users making bed requests within the Emergency Department (ED) now have the ability to indicate whether the patient in question will be discharged, or if he or she will be transferred to surgery, in order to help patient placement staff within the hospital better anticipate incoming patient volume from the ED.
BedWatch Admit Control features a “Bed Placements by Hour” report, which allows all Admit Control users within a hospital or system to access accurate data around daily patient placement activity, hour by hour.
BedWatch Admit Control is fully mobile, like all BedWatch products, and allows users to access the full spectrum of tools using any Internet-capable device — even a smartphone.
From electronic medical records (EMRs) to finance systems to operations management tools, hospital leaders are increasingly turning to technology to find cost-effective solutions for inefficient processes. Beyond simply installing new software, successful implementation and ongoing adoption of new tools and methodologies often requires fundamental process change, which can be difficult to achieve[…]
BedWatch Transport Control users now have access to an expanded “Transports by Transporter” report. The updated report allows for units to be expanded and collapsed for easier viewing. Notice the “Expand” buttons next to each patient transporter’s name, in the column on the left.
Technology tops the list of leading hospital expenditures in 2015, according to 72.2 percent of C-suite executives polled in Premier’s Fall 2015 Economic Outlook survey.
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) has released the results of the organization’s 2015 Cybersecurity Survey.
This 160-bed hospital in Pennsylvania brought BedWatch Bed Control on board in December 2014 to help address slow turnover times and a lack of bed visibility.
The Joint Commission now requires that hospital leaders be able to demonstrate that they are not only regularly measuring and monitoring patient flow operations through the Emergency Department, but that they are establishing goals and actively working to drive performance improvement.