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Kettering Health is long known for its innovations in health care. More recently, network launched its $10 million command center, designed to improve efficiencies.
John Weimer is vice president of the network's Emergency, Trauma & Operations Command Center.
He recently discussed health care and innovations with me.
How would you assess the health care environment in the Dayton region? Health care is const…
This article first appeared on Echo News | Christine Sexton
Dedicated NHS staff managed to treat hundreds of extra patients in under four hours during January.
Staff have been praised for their remarkable efforts while short staffed.
Figures for December show the number of patients seen and admitted or discharged within four hours at Southend Hospital rose from 6,752 in December to 7,073 in January.
At Basildon Hospital 12,412 patients were seen within the target in December, with th…
PITTSBURGH (February 13, 2019) – TeleTracking Technologies, Inc. (“TeleTracking”)―a pioneer in operationalizing the care continuum for nearly three decades―is launching three new solutions to meet the evolving needs of health systems at HIMSS19, February 12-14, 2019 in Orlando, FL.
TransferCenterIQ™ the cloud-based successor to TeleTracking's TransferCenter solution launched in 2009―can easily adapt and scale as operational command centers expand and mature. TransferCenterIQ centralizes and exp…
This 30 minute informational webinar will focus on:
The updated CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule that went into effect on November 15, 2017 and what is expected of hospitals
Regional coordination during disasters and patient surges
The role of an operational command center to provide real-time visibility and shared situational awareness
Lessons learned from federal disaster medical responses
In addition, Ms. Morris will take questions at the conclusion of the webinar.
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This article first appeared on HealthDataManagement.com | Joseph Goedert
Kettering Health Network has unveiled a command center that brings together various lines of information to enable better patient and facility management.
The network is an eight-hospital delivery system with 120 outpatient facilities serving the Dayton and Cincinnati areas of Ohio. The vision for the command center is to enable executives to know everything about the system’s patients and track their care.
Report Confirms that Operational Command Centers Drive Significant Outcomes
PITTSBURGH (January 29, 2019) – A new study by global research firm KLAS reports that TeleTracking Technologies, Inc. (“TeleTracking”) has built more Operational Command Centers than all other vendors combined [figure 1, page 8]. In addition, Operational Command Centers 2018 – An Underutilized Approach to Improving Efficiency and Outcomes, confirms that Operational Command Centers can drive significant, positive outcom…
This article originally appeared on BMJ Blogs | Richard Smith
The British public is used to operations being cancelled and to whole hospitals being unable to admit more patients because no beds are available. A recent television programme showed how a large team was assembled over weeks at St Mary’s Hospital London to perform a particularly complex operation only for the operation to be cancelled at the last minute because of the lack of an intensive care bed.
“Senior nurses spend too much o…
This article first appeared on AHA.org | Genevieve Diesing
As hospital and health system leaders increasingly face natural disasters and emergency events, they have found value in using real-time throughput technology to manage patient flow, and to give them bird’s-eye views of operational logistics both on and off their campuses. When used in conjunction with their electronic medical record software, these tools can help hospital leaders respond nimbly to unprecedented emergencies.
This article first appeared on WDTN.com | Ethan Fitzgerald
KETTERING, Ohio (WDTN) - KETTERING, Ohio (WDTN) - Kettering Health Network started construction on their 17,000 square-foot facility in August.
The command center looks like something from NASA.
When 2 NEWS visited the facility in August, it was a hollow shell of what it is now.
"Once we identified that this would be the place for our future network command center for operations, the build was able to happen quickly," said …
This article originally appeared on KLASResearch | Tanya Egbert
New and better technology is popping up everywhere, but all of the tools can be a lot to handle and coordinate. Many healthcare organizations—particularly large health systems with numerous facilities and software solutions—are implementing an old idea in a new way: operational command centers.
If that name makes you think of mission control at NASA or air traffic control at an airport, you’re not far off track. But users of opera…