The most recent Webinar Wednesday presentation was co-sponsored by Sonitor and Eide Bailly. “Advanced Ambulatory Workflow – New Technology Supporting the Culture of Innovation” was also eligible for 1 credit from the ACI.
The webinar featured a team of experts from Altru Health Systems who presented how they utilize Real Time Location Services (RTLS) technology in the ambulatory setting. Altru’s team shared how they use RTLS hardware, software and analytics to improve patient workflows in primary and specialty care clinics. Important elements covered included how they leverage the platform to supply notifications and alerts to positively impact patient flow and the data to understand improvement opportunities and spark innovative ideas from the care team.
The session was from a provider’s point of view, as well as a clinic manager and IT implementation perspective. Real time location services are positively impacting workflow, phase of care innovation and offering patients and staff the opportunity to understand locations, and if needed; assistance. The webinar progressed through a panel discussion and panel members shared their experiences, challenges and opportunities. Paul Schulz, Healthcare Consulting Manager at Eide Bailly, served as moderator.
The webinar drew 150 HTM professionals from across the nation and even more have viewed a recording of the webinar online at WebinarWedneday.Live.
Attendees described the usefulness of the information presented in the webinar via a post-webinar survey. They were asked, “How useful was the information presented in today’s webinar?”
“Very, especially at the end with all the data supporting the benefits of such system,” said B. Moustapha, BMET, Trinity Health
“This information is valuable when presenting/reinforcing a ‘needs-case’ to clients,” said J. Shaffer, Project Manager/Programmer, KST Healthcare Solutions.
“It was interesting to see how the patient workflow can be control by this system,” said F. Tatienou, BMET II, Carroll Hospital.
“Very useful for improving the workflow in patient care setting,” said G. Panyarachun, Professor, Los Angeles Valley College.
For more information about Webinar Wednesday, including a schedule of upcoming presentations and recordings of previous sessions, click on the Webinars tab above.
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