TeleTracking Helps South Nassau Automate Patient Flow

Timely room placement a factor in patient safety, outcomes and satisfaction

PITTSBURGH, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- South Nassau Communities Hospital of Oceanside, NY, has selected the Capacity Management Suite™ powered by TeleTracking XT™ from TeleTracking Technologies, Inc. (www.teletracking.com) to maintain smooth patient flow and maximize existing capacity in the face of a growing patient population base.

The 435-bed hospital is home to one of the busiest emergency rooms on Long Island, averaging nearly 60,000 patient visits per year.  The Level II trauma center houses 35 private patient treatment spaces as well as an intra-departmental high speed CT-scan and x-ray facility, Pediatric Emergency Room, Psychiatric Emergency Room and neonatal intensive care unit.

TeleTracking's comprehensive software solution will help maintain the hospital's high standards in patient safety, patient outcomes and healthcare service delivery by reducing patient wait times; making beds more readily available and removing lag time from the patient transit process.  South Nassau also selected TeleTracking's Avanti consulting division to assist with the redesign of its current capacity management processes.

About TeleTracking

TeleTracking Technologies is the world-leading producer of automated solutions that relieve hospital overcrowding by improving patient flow. TeleTracking products provide real-time patient tracking information which allows managers to avoid bottlenecks. The Pittsburgh firm, which launched the automated patient flow industry in 1991, has over 1700 solutions installed in more than 800 of the best-known hospitals and health systems in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.  

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