Communication and Patient Satisfaction

How Can RTLS Help You Communicate More Effectively to Improve Patient Satisfaction? One of the most influencing factors driving patient satisfaction is communication. Three of the four measures RAND Corporation arrived at to assess a patient’s experience in the ED dealt with communication. By being able to provide accurate, reliable real-time location data through RTLS (real time location systems), a patient’s family can be better … Continue reading Communication and Patient Satisfaction

Faster Room Turnover

How Can RTLS Increase Your ED’s Room Turnover? Patient wait times in the ED can play a key role in patient satisfaction and the quality of care delivered. Based on insights that RTLS (real time location system) analytics can enable, saving just one minute of a nurse’s time per patient per day over the course of one year, could translate into the necessary time for … Continue reading Faster Room Turnover

Improving Patient Flow

How Can RTLS Benefit the Emergency Department (ED)? Patient flow measures, including but not limited to, arrival to departure for admitted and discharged patients, decision to admit, door-to-diagnostic evaluation, and “left before being seen”—will soon be among the various clinical quality measures of EDs. In other words, your facility will soon be, if it is not already, reporting ED measures to the Centers of Medicare and … Continue reading Improving Patient Flow