The Promise of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) to Disrupt Healthcare Real Time Location System (RTLS)
An increasing number of hospitals are implementing facility-wide IT networking that is enabled with Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), including BLE-based […]
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 […]
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.
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: 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:
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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?
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.
Experience Emergency Room Orchestration
Are you wondering what emergency room orchestration using a system that learns from the patterns and movements in the ER […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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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