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New posting schedule coming soon!

Starting in November, the BedWatch blog will be updated once per month. We are also exploring new graphic and video options for 2017 to help make our content more engaging, and to better communicate the significant benefits BedWatch technology tools provide. Stay tuned!

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New Report Summarizes Average Patient Transportation Completion Times by Month to Simplify Performance Assessment

BedWatch Transport Control now features a specialized “Average Transport Completion Times by Month” report which aggregates average completion times into a clear, dynamic report that can easily be exported as an image to simplify internal performance reporting. While this data has always been available in BedWatch Transport Control, previous reports required the user to manually […]

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Patient Transportation Experts Come Together for Education & Inspiration at NAHTM 2016

The National Association of Healthcare Transport Management (NAHTM) kicked off the 2016 annual conference in Atlanta on Wednesday, marking the event’s 26th anniversary. NAHTM is dedicated to the professional development of hospital-based patient transport managers, and is the world’s leading patient transportation-focused organization. The annual NAHTM conference brings together patient transportation leaders and experts from […]

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Join BedWatch at NAHTM 2016 in Atlanta

We’re proud to continue our long-standing partnership with the National Association of Healthcare Transport Management (NAHTM) by sponsoring the organization’s 2016 annual conference. Members of the BedWatch team will be on hand to deliver a presentation about one of our partners, who has used the data collected by BedWatch to spur innovation and drive significant […]

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New Admit Control Features Allow Hospital EDs to Track Patients Pending Discharge vs. Patients Pending Transfer to Surgery

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. This […]

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“Bed Placements by Hour” Report Helps Hospital Patient Placement Teams Understand Real-Time Capacity Information

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. The “Bed Placements by Hour” report makes it easy for patient placement staff and other hospital leaders to track high and low […]

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BedWatch Brings Real-Time Visibility to Your Hospital: Pending Patient Moves

BedWatch provides increased visibility in a variety of ways. In this post, we’ll explore how BedWatch helps improve patient flow and hospital visibility into pending patient moves, including admissions, transfers, and discharges. BedWatch Admit Control, Transport Control and Bed Control are designed to provide real-time visibility into the daily flow of patients through the facility, […]

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BedWatch Uses Smart Automation to Reduce Unnecessary Wait Times

BedWatch Admit Control, Bed Control and Transport Control are designed to provide an accurate view of the day-to-day patient movements around a hospital, and to allow hospital staff members to make immediate patient placement and throughput decisions based the real-time information. One of the many benefits of combining BedWatch products is the increased efficiency achieved by […]

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BedWatch to Sponsor 2016 NAHTM Annual Conference

BedWatch is proud to continue our long-standing partnership with the National Association of Healthcare Transport Management (NAHTM) by sponsoring the organization’s 2016 annual conference. NAHTM is composed of management personnel from throughout the United States, Canada and Brazil who are responsible for the transportation of patients in hospital settings. NAHTM’s annual conference, which will be […]

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New Patient Flow Reporting Tools Coming Soon

At BedWatch, we understand the fundamental truth that you can’t manage what you don’t measure. Our tools have been built from the ground-up to help patient placement, transportation, and environmental services teams better understand and more proactively manage their operations on a daily basis. One of the foundational principles of our organization is that we […]

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