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

Steve Jourdan - Aug 24, 2016 12:30:00 PM

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.

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

Steve Jourdan - Aug 10, 2016 8:50:00 AM

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.

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

Steve Jourdan - Jul 27, 2016 1:11:00 PM

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.

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BedWatch Uses Smart Automation to Reduce Unnecessary Wait Times

Steve Jourdan - Jul 13, 2016 9:00:00 AM

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.

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BedWatch to Sponsor 2016 NAHTM Annual Conference

Steve Jourdan - Jun 29, 2016 8:40:00 AM

NAHTM LOGOBedWatch 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.

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New Patient Flow Reporting Tools Coming Soon

Steve Jourdan - Jun 15, 2016 1:51:00 PM

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.

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BedWatch Online Help Center Provides Users with Support & Resources 24/7

Steve Jourdan - Jun 1, 2016 11:31:00 AM

In addition to our 24/7 technical support team, BedWatch also provides partners with access to a password-protected Help Site, which contains the most current training resources and best practices information.

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BedWatch Account Managers Provide Customized Reports and Monthly Account Updates for Each Partner Hospital

Steve Jourdan - May 18, 2016 7:00:00 AM

All BedWatch partners are paired with a dedicated Account Manager who handles support requests, coordinates training, and assists with identifying performance improvement opportunities.

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New BedWatch EVS & Patient Transportation Mobile App Currently in Development

Steve Jourdan - May 4, 2016 9:06:00 AM

BedWatch engineers are in the process of developing a new mobile app to streamline both housekeeping / environmental services (EVS) and patient transportation tasks and reporting. Instead of using pagers and in-room IVR systems to receive cleaning assignments and update the BedWatch Bed Board, EVS team members and patient transporters will soon be able to access access BedWatch via the mobile device of their choice.

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BedWatch Offers Complimentary Monthly EVS Manager Training Webinars

Steve Jourdan - Apr 20, 2016 7:00:00 PM

At BedWatch, we understand that technology in the healthcare setting is only effective to the extent that it is adopted. In addition to on-site training during the Go Live phase, BedWatch Training Directors conduct monthly training webinars to provide support and additional training to each of our hospital partners, and to train newly-hired managers and team members, as needed.

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