RTLS Aims to Bring Calm and Order to Emergency Department

By Claire Swedberg

With a Tagnos RTLS solution that tracks the movements of patients and staff members, St. Joseph Hospital has reduced throughput times and decreased the number of patients who leave before being seen by 30 percent

Patients admitted into the emergency department of St. Joseph Hospital, located in Orange, Calif., are being served faster on average, and fewer are leaving without being seen, thanks to a real-time location system (RTLS) that tracks the movements of both patients and healthcare providers. The solution employs a management solution provided by healthcare technology solutions company Tagnos, with RTLS wristbands and receivers—both supplied by CenTra...

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