As the location information provider to more than 80% of automated nurse call systems, we’ve learned a few things.
In order for location information to be useful for Nurse Call (or any application that requires automation of an event), it must be:
Versus initially established the viability of real-time locating in the healthcare market via its integration with nurse call systems to automate nurse registry and call cancellation.
Today, five out of the top six nursecall systems integrate location-related data, including:
When the nurse enters a patient’s room, the correct nurse present light (for example, blue=RN, red=LPN) turns on, and the patient call light turns off. Upon exit, Versus automatically turns off the light indicating the caregiver is no longer present.
Nurse Call Automation also keeps a log of all interactions between patients and staff members available through your Nurse Call software.
As a result, department managers can accurately and objectively:
If you’re ready to provide a tool to nurses that helps them be more efficient and focus on patient care, contact Versus today.
"With data collected by virtue of the Versus solution, we were able to analyze how long it takes to answer a patient call. With this baseline data, operations developed a new ‘hourly rounds’ process. Now, we can run a report every month and every floor can compare themselves to the baseline data. Response times have improved by 5% to 12%"
Clinical Applications System Analyst
PeaceHealth System Services