What If Nurses Could Find Equipment in Seconds?
“Some days it feels like I spend all day looking for this”
Does this sound familiar? One of the nurses interviewed really hit the nail on the head. According to a survey made on 989 nurses: 47% of nurses say that they spend anything from one to six hours searching for items.
We asked nurses what do they search for
“Bladder scanner! We are the surgical floor of the hospital so we need it often, but somehow all of the other units lost/broke theirs and always come and steal ours.”
“IV poles and syringe pumps. My unit had some extra beds that had been ‘overflow’ and now are officially apart of our unit. But the equipment room is never stocked, so you have to walk to the other side of the floor to get your pumps.”
“… and for some reason, whenever you have to take blood, it’s a thirty minute adventure to track down a working thermometer …”
“The glucometers are another story. In my old ED we had them placed throughout the dept and everyone would put them back after they were done using them. In my current unit they’re all supposed to be taken back up the front of the dept after each time they are used, but that never happens. They’re left everywhere, and you do not know where they are.”
Locatible RTLS enables hospital staff to find equipment in second even on mobile or tablet with 3 feet accuracy.
Find equipment immediately
A nurse spends on average 72mins per shift searching for equipment. Just think about how much time do you usually spend searching? With Locatible RTLS you can find equipment in seconds through our screens, the nurses station and even on your phone!
Use your smartphone
75% or hospitals which use mobiles or tablets are more efficient! What about using your smartphone for your daily work? Not only for finding equipment, doctors, colleagues, patients… a cloud-based solution can provide you with a fully working RTLS platform in your smartphone or tablet.
Rooms to be cleaned and prepared immediately
With RTLS, the cleaning personal can see which rooms need to be cleaned and be ready immediately. This lowers bed turnover time and you can be sure that a bed will be ready for patients when you need it.
Get your ED organised
Which patients are waiting, how long have they have been waiting which of them do not have a doctor or a nurse assigned, what test have been ordered? All of this in a table view and map view, our icon based system will save you a lot of time and paperwork. Everything you need to know is tracked automatically without unnecessary need to update a lot of information manually into a system.
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