To address capacity challenges, the hospital implemented a strategic patient flow plan that included a centralized patient placement center.
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University of Alabama Medicine, a 1,157-bed academic medical center, manages 50,000 annual admissions and 300 daily emergency department visits. It has 57 operating room suites, with 130 surgeries per day.
UAB, the only American College of Surgeons-designated Level 1 Trauma and Burn Center in Alabama, als…
Jason Gregorakis was poor and in pain Friday morning.
That’s why he decided to attend Mission of Mercy Pittsburgh’s 2nd annual free dental clinic.
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“I used to be homeless,” he said.
Mr. Gregorakis, 33, of Aliquippa, arrived at PPG Paints Arena at 5:25 a.m. Friday, joining a crowd of more than 200 people lining up for the event by the time doors opened at 6 a.m. Nearly 1,200 volunteers, including 133 dent…
At Virginia Commonwealth University, pharmacists had a problem.
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Even though they are a key part of the discharge process, they had limited information on which patients were closest to being sent home. Clinicians often submitted requests simply marked ASAP, interrupting the pharmacists several times a day to fill prescriptions, even if many of those patients were actually hours from discharge.
“There was really no l…
At Palmetto Health System, our vision is to be remembered by each patient as providing the care and compassion we want for our families and ourselves.
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With close to 1,500 beds, 15,000 team members, and facilities that were typically operating at 95 percent capacity, it became apparent that we needed to find a way to improve efficiency by improving the way patients were flowing through our system. Specifically, some of our challenges inclu…
June 29-30 at PPG Paints Arena
PITTSBURGH (May 16, 2018) – Now in its second year dedicated to serving the Pittsburgh community, Mission of Mercy Pittsburgh will host a free, two-day dental clinic for adults and children Friday, June 29 and Saturday, June 30 at the PPG Paints Arena.
Mission of Mercy Pittsburgh will bring together hundreds of dentists, clinicians, nurses and general volunteers to provide two days of dental care to underserved people living in the Pittsburgh region. Services and…
Integration of EMS and hospital system is key to ambulance service success.
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When the first Baptist-branded ambulances rolled into Memphis on April 1, 2017, it was the culmination of months of work developing a unique, integrated system that would ultimately streamline processes and increase efficiencies in patient transfers throughout Baptist Memorial Health Care’s 18 hospitals and six 9-1-1 service areas in Tennessee and Mississip…
PITTSBURGH, May 1, 2018 - TeleTracking Chairman and CEO Michael Zamagias announced today that Christopher Johnson, Chief Solutions Officer, has been promoted to President. Effective immediately, Mr. Johnson will have responsibility for the operational business units of TeleTracking, including sales and marketing, strategy and business development, technology and delivery services. Mr. Zamagias also formally confirmed that he will continue in his role as Chief Executive Officer for the company, a…
Sharp Chula Vista is using new tracking devices to shorten wait times at their hospital. NBC 7’s Liberty Zabala reports on the new program.
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Driving Results, Improving Care.
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In 2015, NYU Winthrop Hospital set out to improve organizational efficiency.
The corporate goal was simple—to improve patient throughput—so Ann and team quickly identified a number of tactics to make this goal a reality. For example: engaging the entire organization, and developing action plans, setting…
by Matt Pilon – HartfordBusiness.com
Tucked away in a Newington administrative building, 10 nurses and other staff from Hartford HealthCare are working the phones, coordinating patient transfers to approximately 1,800 inpatient beds across Connecticut.
Nearby flatscreens display myriad key metrics across Hartford HealthCare’s statewide network of five (and counting) hospitals: the number of occupied and open beds; the number of patients in the emergency room; the number of patients awaiting a…