In an effort to improve patient flow and satisfaction, some medical groups are using RTLS to eliminate the waiting room entirely, and they’re reaping huge benefits: significant gains in patient satisfaction scores, increased capacity, and improved provider and staff satisfaction, while optimizing space utilization.
In a recent article published by Healthcare IT News, HIMSS Analytics highlighted several innovations in the healthcare technology space that show significant growth potential for 2017. We weren’t surprised to see that RTLS made the list. As healthcare regulations increase, patient volumes grow, and reimbursements decline, health systems need efficiency more than ever.
At the MGMA conference this year, we were proud to see our client Cheryl Becker receive the Harwick Innovation Award for successfully eliminating the waiting room and improving patient flow in her clinic using Versus RTLS.
Our survey at ANCC MagCon found that nurses are looking for solutions to document and spend more time with patients, use their limited time more productively, and develop better staffing strategies.