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Patient Placement Staff Can Request Beds and Place Patients Using an iPhone

Steve Jourdan - Mar 9, 2016 10:55:00 AM

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.

Topics: Bed Turnover Improvement- Patient Flow- hospital flow- patient placement tools- News- health IT- healthcare tech- healthcare technology- Bed Turnover- fixing patient throughput- hospital patient flow- patient placement- BedWatch technology- patient wait times- Hospital bed management

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EVS Directors Can Now Update Zone Assignments Without Re-Paging Team Members

Steve Jourdan - Feb 24, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Environmental Services directors using BedWatch Bed Control now have the ability to change or update cleaner zone assignments without automatically re-paging all on-duty team members.

Topics: Patient Flow- patient throughput- hospital evs- hospital housekeeping- News- evs processes- hospital cleaner- cleaning hospitals- cleaning zones- evs management- evs management tools- evs teams- hospital cleaning

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Expanded “Transports by Transporter” Report Simplifies Navigation & Increases Visibility

Steve Jourdan - Dec 2, 2015 11:43:00 AM

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.

Topics: Bed Turnover Improvement- hospital throughput- Patient Flow- Patient Throughput Technology- hospital patient transportation- patient throughput- BedWatch Transport Control- Patient Flow Technology- Patient Flow Tools- News- healthcare- patient transport- health IT- health tech- healthcare it- Bed Turnover- Patient Transport Tools- patient transportation- BedWatch technology- patient wait times

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New “Daily KPI Report” & Expanded Admit Request Screen View Available

Steve Jourdan - Nov 4, 2015 4:05:00 PM

BedWatch Bed Control now features an optional Daily KPI Report, which tracks key performance indicators and allows managers to set threshold times for each point in the bed turnover process. Hospitals using BedWatch Admit Control and BedWatch Transport Control in addition to Bed Control can view time durations across those processes, as well.

Topics: Patient Flow- patient throughput- Patient Transport Reporting- News- patient transportation- Bed Turnover Reporting- hospital kpi- patient flow performance indicators- patient flow reporting- patient placement kpi- patient placement performance indicators- patient placement reporting- patient throughput reporting- patient transport kpi- bed turnover performance indicators- patient flow kpi- patient transport performance indicators

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Admit Control Supports Charge-to-Charge Patient Placement

Steve Jourdan - Sep 16, 2015 12:04:00 PM

The BedWatch suite of patient throughput management tools — Admit Control, Bed Control and Transport Control — are designed to empower hospital users to communicate with one another and manage patient flow processes in real time.

Topics: hospital throughput- Patient Flow- patient throughput- bed management- bed placement- hospital patient placement- managing patient flow- nurse management- placing patients- News- patient transport- patient placement- patient wait times

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BedWatch Bed History Report Provides Detailed Bed Status Snapshot

Steve Jourdan - Sep 9, 2015 9:35:00 AM

BedWatch Bed Control includes a Bed History report, which allows users to view the timestamps and statistics associated with the entire turnover process by each patient bed, including length of stay, bed vacancy time, housekeeper response time, cleaning time, and total bed turnover time.

Topics: Patient Flow- patient throughput- News- Hospital bed management- bed board management- bed tracking- patient bed history log- patient beds- patient tracking

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Transport Control Features in-App Messaging Tool with Full Tracking & Reporting Capabilities

Steve Jourdan - Aug 26, 2015 11:37:00 AM

Sample transporter message screen shot

Topics: Patient Flow- patient throughput- patient transporters- News- patient transport- patient transport technology- Patient Transport Tools- patient transportation- moving patients- patient transport tech

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160-Bed Pennsylvania Hospital Cuts Average Bed Turnover Time by 50% in First 30 Days

Steve Jourdan - Jul 27, 2015 1:01:00 AM

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.

Topics: Results- Bed Turnover Improvement- hospital throughput- Patient Flow- Patient Throughput Technology- health IT- healthcare it- Bed Turnover- Bed Control Results- faster bed turnover- fixing patient throughput- hospital patient flow- mobile health- patient placement- Patient Throughput Tools

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BedWatch Provides Placement Staff with Hospital-Wide & System-Wide Bed Status Views

Steve Jourdan - Jun 10, 2015 11:39:00 AM

One of the top complaints we hear from House Supervisors and Patient Placement staff is that they do not have access to real-time bed status information in their hospitals — BedWatch solves that problem by making the status of every bed in the hospital or system visible from a single Bed Board.

Topics: Patient Flow- placing patients- News- hospital patient flow- patient placement- patient wait times- emergency department wait times- fixing patient flow- reducing patient wait times- bed board- hospital bed board- hospital system bed board- hospital system patient placement- hospital wait times- hospital wide bed board- reducing patient waits- system wide bed board- whole hospital bed board

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Check our our new BedWatch video!

Steve Jourdan - May 6, 2015 10:21:00 AM

BedWatch provides the real-time bed status and patient flow information hospital leaders need to improve processes and make the most informed and effective decisions at the point of care.

Topics: Patient Flow- patient throughput- Patient Flow Tools- News- health IT- health tech- healthcare it- hospital it- hospital tech- BedWatch technology- bedwatch video

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