BedWatch News

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

Steve Jourdan - Oct 5, 2016 9:22:00 AM

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.

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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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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.

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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 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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Proactively Manage Bed Turnover & Discharge Cleans with the BedWatch EVS Bed Board

Steve Jourdan - Dec 10, 2014 10:29:00 AM

The BedWatch EVS Bed Board provides EVS managers and other hospital leaders with a clear, current view of all beds that need discharge cleans or are in the process of being cleaned and turned over for the next patient.

Topics: hospital throughput- patient throughput- batching beds- bed turnover times- faster discharge cleans- faster patient placement- hospital evs- hospital evs management- hospital housekeeping- improving bed turnover- News- Bed Turnover- faster bed turnover- fixing patient throughput- Patient Throughput Tools- patient wait times- discharge clean- discharge cleans management

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New Joint Commission Regulations & Guidelines Focus on Throughput Efficiency & ED Boarding

Steve Jourdan - Jan 15, 2014 2:34:00 PM

As of January 1, 2014, hospitals are being held accountable by The Joint Commission to ensure they are actively measuring and establishing goals to mitigate and manage the boarding of patients admitted through the Emergency Department, with a national guideline of four hours or less.

Topics: patient throughput- News- patient wait times- ED boarding- Joint Commission Guidelines- Joint Commission R3 Report- patient boarding in ED- patient throughput performance- The Joint Commission

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