Stamford Hospital in Stamford, Conn. is a 305-bed, not-for-profit hospital providing the residents of Fairfield and Westchester counties with access to the latest technology using a compassionate, patient-centered care approach.

Kelly Jones, BSN, RN, Nurse Informatics Manager joins us on this episode of Patient Flow Podcast to share how she transitioned from a traditional nursing role to her current role, and how she implemented a RTLS solution that put Stamford on the path to owning, renting and losing less equipment.

Kelly Jones BSN, RN
Nurse Informatics Manager

Kelly Jones, BSN, RN is the Clinical Informatics Manager at Stamford Health in Stamford, Connecticut.  Kelly has been at Stamford Health for 18 years, working in a range of roles, including as a nurse in general surgery and the ICU, as well as getting involved in technology projects.

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  • RTLS technology is helping the clinical staff spend more time with the patients and less time running around trying to find devices. It is also helping with early discharges and turnaround times for getting those rooms cleaned and ready for the next patients.
  • The implementation team understood the importance of getting clinical buy-in. Environmental services and transport also liked the idea of an RTLS solution to improve their work flow.
  • Implementation also included process optimization and a focus on infection control through the use of effective reporting.
  • Executive engagement includes their Executive Director of IT, Director of Nursing and Chief Nursing Officer.

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