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How Hospitals Can Improve Operating Room Turnaround Times

Re-Published from https://www.gibson-consultants.com/2021/02/23/how-hospitals-can-improve-operating-room-turnaround-times February 2021– For hospitals, operating rooms (ORs) are big business. The current pandemic is affecting this business in unprecedented […]

Healthcare Technology

Real Time Location System (RTLS) Part 2 of 2: Not One-Size Fits All Solution for Healthcare

This is part two of a two blog series blog discussing how BLE has the potential to change the healthcare RTLS landscape. Part one, “The […]

Events

TAGNOS Presenting Healthcare Orchestration Solutions at the OR Manager Conference in Chicago

In just a few days, TAGNOS will be presenting its healthcare orchestration solutions at the OR Manager Conference. Join us at booth #239 […]

Healthcare Technology

Real Time Location System (RTLS) Part 1 of 2: The Promise of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) to Disrupt Healthcare

An increasing number of hospitals are implementing facility-wide IT networking that is enabled with Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), including BLE-based […]

Events

TAGNOS Presenting Healthcare Orchestration Solutions at HIMSS21 in Las Vegas

In just a few days, TAGNOS will be presenting its healthcare orchestration solutions at HIMSS 21 Conference in Las Vegas. Join us at booth […]

Hospital Workflow Tips

Becker’s Healthcare Podcast – Smart Interoperability and Healthcare Workflow Improvements with Sheila Minton, President & CEO at TAGNOS

Sheila Minton, President and Chief Executive Officer at TAGNOS, recently had the opportunity to be a guest on Becker’s Healthcare Podcast where she discussed Hospital Interoperability.

Healthcare Innovators

National Nurses Month 2021: Thank You to Every Nurse

With the strain that COVID-19 is placing on our healthcare system, it is more important than ever to recognize the immense impact and vital role that nurses play in our community. Here are a few reasons why you should celebrate National Nurses Month and support our healthcare heroes.

TAGNOS Team Spotlight

TAGNOS Team Spotlight: Khrystal Landrum, RN

To celebrate the recent National Nurses Week, we sat down with our own Khrystal Landrum to learn more about how she helps TAGNOS elevate the hospital environment using her unique background as a nurse:

Success Stories

Improve Operating Room Efficiency; Save $1M

Randy Saad, director of Perioperative Services at Adventist Health White Memorial (AHWM), highlights how TAGNOS helps the medical center to dramatically increase patient satisfaction scores and save nearly $1 million annually.

Company Updates

TAGNOS Announces Sheila Minton as New CEO and the Launch of the TAGNOS Re-Imagined Campaign

TAGNOS, an emerging Southern California Medical Technology software company, that empowers hospitals to orchestrate healthcare with increased situational intelligence, workflow optimizations, and improved asset utilization, is excited to announce the appointment of Sheila Minton as its new President and Chief Executive Officer.

Hospital Workflow Tips

The Data Analytics Continuum

In this 2-part series, I will be exploring some high-level concepts of the data analytics continuum and how they apply to the operating room. In my second post, I will consider how data analytics can be applied to help OR Directors improve their case on time start performance

Success Stories

Improving Operating Room Cycle Time

TAGNOS' patient flow solution records, analyzes, and presents information at every point in the care process. It’s used for real-time data capture, timestamp recording, waste identification, and bottleneck detection to aid decision-makers as they prioritize improvements.

Healthcare Technology

Hospital ER: Why you need a realtime artificial intelligence solution

Hospital ERs are chaotic by their very nature as most of the visits are unplanned. The ER is also a significant gateway to admissions into most hospitals making it an ideal location for implementing a realtime artificial intelligence solution

Hospital Workflow Tips

Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Hospitals Will Start with the Mundane

The most popular view of AI in hospitals is probably the vision of a machine augmenting the physicians and surgeons. However, there are other much more mundane aspects of hospital operations and administration that will likely start using Artificial Intelligence based programs much before the advent of the A.I. physician.

Orchestration Solutions

Voice Recognition: Want to Know Something in the OR or ED Just Ask

It's amazing to realize how our interactions with computer systems have evolved over the years. Starting with cards and keyboards and moving on to touch and chat it has become easier and more intuitive to interact with systems. Voice recognition takes that to the next level especially when it comes to the OR or the ED.

Orchestration Solutions

The Internet of Things, Healthcare and Talking to Fridges

Innovation comes in various flavors. Revolutionary, evolutionary and incremental. The connected web has been a revolution that is on par with any other innovation in the history of mankind. When revolutionary change happens it can spur a whole host of evolutionary and incremental changes, including apparently crazy things such as talking to your fridge in a healthcare setting.

Hospital Workflow Tips

What Can Orchestration Intelligence Tools Do For Your Hospital

Every department in a hospital has its own complexities. Have you considered how orchestration intelligence tools can help your hospital? Read on to learn more.

Healthcare Technology

Proximity Monitoring Solution Ensures Safe and Secure Environment

TAGNOS Presents its Proximity Monitoring Solution A safe and secure environment for everybody TAGNOS, a developer of workflow orchestration software […]

Orchestration Solutions

Epic Integration Certification & Listing on Epic’s App Orchard

TAGNOS Awarded Epic Integration Certification and Listing on Epic’s App Orchard Guaranteeing data integrity throughout the operational stack TAGNOS, a […]

Success Stories

St. Joseph Hospital Implements ED Orchestration

St. Joseph Hospital of Orange implemented TAGNOS ED Orchestration Solution to improve ED oversight and patient throughput in the care delivery areas. The implementation only took approximately a month.

Hospital Workflow Tips

What is ED Infectious Patient Orchestration

ED Infectious Patient Orchestration addresses the major challenge that COVID-19 and other pandemics bring to the ER: how to deal with highly-infectious patients. The solution requires RTLS technology to locate and track patients, staff and equipment, combines it with mobile communications, and overlays data analysis to keep everyone safe.

Orchestration Solutions

Agility in the World of Software Engineering: Fail Fast & Learn

An important aspect of the DNA of any software engineering organization is agility and the ability to learn, innovate and fail fast. It's even more important when your clinical software solutions focus on vital healthcare areas such as the OR and the Emergency Department.

Company Updates

Leading Technology Companies Invest to Drive Healthcare Initiatives

Aliso Viejo, Calif.—May 20, 2020– TAGNOS, a developer of workflow orchestration software for hospital operations, today announced investments from leading technology companies to expand and optimize its analytics platform. This latest investment round includes support from Benhamou Global Ventures, Honeywell Ventures, Morpheus Ventures, and Zebra Ventures.

Hospital Workflow Tips

4 Million Reasons to Celebrate: Happy National Nurses Month 2020!!

It’s time to take a step back and recognize the great contributions nurses provide for the betterment and health of society. There are 4 million registered nurses in America alone who give us reason to celebrate not just this week from May 6, ending on May 12th - Florence Nightingale's birthday, the founder of modern nursing, but for the whole month of May.

Hospital Workflow Tips

8 Hospital Preparedness Lessons from Past Pandemics

Just as We Can Learn From the Art of Pandemics Past, so too can hospitals and healthcare organizations. The consensus is that given world overcrowding, global climate change and the high level of world travel, global pandemics aren't going away. So, what lessons do recent outbreaks such as Ebola in 2014 and SARS in 2003 offer and how might healthcare technology come to the rescue? Here are eight hospital preparedness lessons that come to mind.

Hospital Workflow Tips

EHR Interoperability For Actionable Healthcare Insights

We love data. Data represents the best means to ensuring a better patient journey. And, with EHRs capturing valuable patient data, the opportunity to put that data to valuable use is significant for improved outcomes. The challenge, though, depends on interoperability, so that EHR data can meld with other data to yield actionable insights.

Hospital Workflow Tips

Shouldn’t Every Week Be Patient Safety Awareness Week

How do you celebrate #PSAW? Patient Safety Awareness Week is an annual event meant to encourage awareness of health care […]

Orchestration Solutions

How Wearables Can Inspire Enterprise Application Design

Enterprise applications typically tend to lag behind in the user experience area. The nature of enterprise applications, the technology stack involved and limitations on how they are adopted within larger enterprises have traditionally put a limiting factor on how quickly enterprise applications have been able to evolve.

Hospital Workflow Tips

Empowering Better Hand Hygiene in Healthcare with Technology

There’s no doubt that hand washing is the best way to combat potentially deadly germs and keep patients and healthcare […]

Orchestration Solutions

Using Voice to Improve Hospital Patient Flow

What if voice technology could smooth out patient flow in your hospital? The benefit would be noteworthy especially given that hospitals throughout the US face an ironic challenge.

Hospital Workflow Tips

Patient Flow and Smart Data: Ideal Together

We spend a great deal of time thinking about patient flow and how to improve it. We bet you do […]

Orchestration Solutions

Creating Microservices at TAGNOS

Creating Microservices at TAGNOS When it comes to implementing clinical software solutions to help orchestrate workflows in the OR and other hospital departments for better outcomes, it's vital to have a software infrastructure that's nimble, reliable, scalable and easy to deploy. That's why we've created microservices rather than rely solely on monolithic architecture.

Hospital Workflow Tips

How RTLS Goes Beyond Hospital Asset Tracking

RTLS – Real-time locating service – represents a critical aspect of orchestrating excellence. In fact, according to the Zebra report […]

Hospital Workflow Tips

What Is Operating Room Orchestration

Are you wondering how operating room orchestration can improve OR patient flow and increase efficiency? Imagine a system that learns from the patterns and movements in the OR, applies rules and logic to improve workflows, and text to communicate updates. Here's how that would work, starting with a typical OR scenario and contrasting it with an orchestrated OR.

Hospital Workflow Tips

How to Address 3 Common Problems in Healthcare Today. Glenn Raup Explains

How does your healthcare organization deal with long patient wait times, staff burnout and measuring against patient satisfaction scores? Do you use real-time data to address these three common problems in healthcare today?

Orchestration Solutions

Applying ArtificiaI Intelligence in Hospitals: The Origin of TAGNOS AI

The inception of the Artifical Intelligence journey at Tagnos happened during a talk show on NPR about a master control program Amazon had created to run its huge warehouses.

Hospital Workflow Tips

Experience Emergency Room Orchestration

Are you wondering what emergency room orchestration using a system that learns from the patterns and movements in the ER […]

Hospital Workflow Tips

How to Address Emergency Department Patient Flow Issues with Health IT

Emergency Departments (EDs) are one of the most challenging areas of any hospital to manage: High volumes of patients, often without enough clinical staff to care for them in a timely manner. The most critical cases need to be prioritized, without upsetting other waiting patients. Necessary equipment and care team members need to be located quickly, when they are needed most.

Hospital Workflow Tips

Healthcare IT and Physician Burnout

According to the first ever Medical Economics physician burnout survey released in August 2019, more than 92 percent of physicians have experienced burnout, 68% currently feel burnt out, and 73% have wanted to quit the practice of medicine as a result of burnout. That's based on feedback from over 1200 doctors.

Company Updates

AHWM Awarded Best Health-Care RFID Implementation

Adventist Health White Memorial Awarded Best Health-Care RFID Implementation at 2019 RFID Journal Awards   Adventist Health White Memorial selected as […]

Company Updates

TAGNOS-Zebra Solution Improves AHWM Operating Room Turnaround Time

Adventist Health White Memorial Improves Operating Room Turnaround Time with TAGNOS-Zebra Solution Integrated workflow optimization solution improves staff communication and […]

Hospital Workflow Tips

The ROI of Asset Intelligence vs. Asset Tracking in Hospitals

Asset tracking is not a new concept in health care. Hospital systems have implemented variations of real-time location systems (RTLS) for mobile medical equipment using a variety of technologies including Wi-Fi, BLE, UWB, RFID, UHF. Partnering asset tracking technology with asset intelligence software provides actionable information to improve both clinical and financial outcomes.

Events

Celebrating Hope and Healing in America

Running from May 12-18, National Hospital Week 2019 celebrates hope and healing, and the hospitals, health systems, and the women and men who support the health and well-being of their communities through dedication and care from the heart.

Events

Looking Back and Leaping Forward into Better Patient Experiences

The upcoming annual Cleveland Clinic & HIMSS Patient Experience Summit May 13-15, 2019 in Cleveland, OH is the largest independent patient experience conference in the world.

Hospital Workflow Tips

How AI and Machine Learning Deliver Hospital Operational Improvement

If you're wondering how Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) in healthcare can lead to operational improvement, this article is for you.

Company Updates

Adventist Health Improves Operating Room Turnover Times with RFID

Did you catch the first part of this series? If not, check out Part 1 of 2 Part Series: Adventist White […]

Events

AONE 2019 Annual Meeting Coming to Sunny California: April 10-13 in San Diego

The TAGNOS team is getting ready to network with nurse leaders from across the country in sunny San Diego. 2019 […]

Events

What Do Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Katie Couric and TAGNOS Have in Common

The TAGNOS team is gearing up for the Becker’s 10th Annual Meeting in Chicago. We’re excited for the opportunity to network with the country’s leading hospitals and health system executives from across the country.

Events

TAGNOS to Showcase Clinical Logistics Solutions Converging IoT, AI / Machine Learning and Mobile Communication at HIMSS19

TAGNOS will demonstrate the power of IoT, AI / machine learning and mobile communication to optimize OR and ED patient […]

Hospital Workflow Tips

The Importance of Data in the Care Setting

Originally published on 8/8/2018 Patient surgeries can sometimes take many hours and can sometimes take longer than expected if there […]

Orchestration Solutions

AI – Is this another passing fad

Software like electronics is full of hype and trends. Remember when 3D TVs were going to take over or when everyone had a walkman.

Orchestration Solutions

The Tagnos Touch: The Patient Experience Through IoT

It is difficult and frightening to deal with a serious illness or injury, so unless you’re welcoming a new bundle of joy, one of the last places I imagine any of us would want to be is at a hospital. As fast-paced and connected as our society is, healthcare has not always kept up with the pace of technology in regards to administrative services, asset tracking and patient care journey.

Events

Part 1 of 2 Part Series: Adventist White Memorial Client Presentation Spotlight: Improving Operating Room Turnover Times with RFID

On Thursday, April 4, during the RFID Journal Live! Event’s Healthcare Track, Randy Saad, Director of Perioperative Services at Adventist […]

Hospital Workflow Tips

TAGNOS AI Engine for Health Care

In software, great power comes with great configurability. Similar to the early ERP solutions that solved a myriad of business problems with configurations that could fill out several volumes of instruction manuals, the machine learning algorithms come with a lot of knobs and settings.

Company Updates

Tagnos Clinical Logistics Automation Firm Raises $5 Million

Automation Technology Applies AI to RTLS, EHR and Other Data to Streamline Patient Flow, Reduce Wait Times and Improve Throughput […]

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