Indoor navigation or RTLS (Real-Time Location System) is the cornerstone of any improvements of Patient Flow in any hospital. RTLS provides you with location Big Data analytics which are invaluable to find any bottlenecks and thanks to specific dashboards (ED or Operation Theatre) makes the work of caregivers much more organised.
Having real numbers on waiting times, numbers of patients or staff in different times and locations and many other analytics (you can download this Healthcare Analytics Whitepaper for more about this topic) is a necessity for any Lean or SixSigma improvements.
Have a look at 7 basic ways to improve Patient Flow with RTLS. We are summing it up briefly in this presentation:
Another important issue is justifying your budget for any Patient Flow improvements. We will cover more in one of our later blog posts on this topic too so subscribe not to miss it.
If you have any questions after reading this brief presentation don’t hesitate to ask in comments (or contact us directly).
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