Staff Locating/Duress

Decreasing the Patient Length of Stay

March 14, 2018

How Decreasing Patient Wait Times and Length of Stay Can Lower Risk of Hospital-Acquired Conditions and Impact the Bottom Line. Patient length of stay (LOS) is one of the biggest issues facing hospitals today. The longer a patient stays in the hospital, the greater the risk they will develop a healthcare-acquired infection (HAI) that they […]


Healthcare Worker Injuries Resulting in Days Away from Work, by Source | CenTrak

Utilizing Location Technology to Help Protect Healthcare Staff

December 5, 2017

For Elise Wilson, it was just another day at her job as a nurse in the emergency room at a Massachusetts hospital. Suddenly, a man viciously attacked her, stabbing the 65-year-old and causing life-threatening injuries. Wilson survived, but her sad story calls attention to a need that often goes under the radar in hospitals — […]


The Secret to Gaining Staff Buy-in for RTLS

October 27, 2017

For many healthcare facilities, one of the biggest challenges of implementing a Real-Time Locating System (RTLS) is staff acceptance. What holds employees back from transitioning to RTLS? For some, it’s myths surrounding the safety of the technology; for others, it’s a lack of training by supervisors on what they will use the data for (where […]


Improving Resident Caregiver Satisfaction – How Visibility Technology Can Fight Against Staff Shortages

August 25, 2016

  This week, it was reported that the demand for new caregivers at assisted living communities is at an all-time high due to current staff shortages. As a result of a combination of extraordinary responsibility and a long list of duties, these resident communities are facing a lot of staffing changes and caregiver turnover. This […]


Assisted Living Wandering Residents – Reasons & Management | CenTrak | Staff Helping Elderly

Automated Staff Duress and Panic Alerting Can Reduce Safety Woes

August 9, 2016

A doctor lost her life earlier at a behavioral health center in Dallas, Texas earlier this month after being tackled by one of her patients. The hospital had been in the process of relocating some of their patients due to some “safety woes.” A patient was upset to learn of his own impending relocation, leading […]


Optimized Patient Flow with Staff, Patient and Asset Tracking in the Emergency Department

December 1, 2015

The Emergency Room is one of the most active departments within a hospital. Patients come in during all times of the day and night with a variety of different illnesses or injuries. Throughout the various scores of events that take place, from Triage to departure, patients are moved around and seen by numerous hospital caretakers […]


Real-Time Staff Locating Helps to Improve Efficiency and Staff Satisfaction

November 9, 2015

Gretchen Makela, Channel Marketing Partner A hospital’s clinical staff is the most valuable asset to their organization. They are the heart of the institution that makes the hospital run. A staff member’s time is spread thin between caring for patients, attending meetings, documenting information, and responding to calls and problems throughout the hospital. With so many […]


Protect the Safety and Security of Healthcare Staff with a Duress and Panic Alert System

September 11, 2015

Josette Weinstein, Marketing Coordinator Nurses are often described as the backbone of all hospitals and other healthcare facilities. They’re the people who spend most of their time bed-side with all different types of patients whom are often stressed-out, uncomfortable, and frustrated for having to be there. This type of scenario can sometimes lead to unsafe […]


Improving Patient Satisfaction with RTLS Enabled Nurse Rounding Programs - CenTrak

Improving Patient Satisfaction with RTLS Enabled Nurse Rounding Programs

August 1, 2015

Tony Natale, Director of Strategic Partnerships “Trust, but verify” is a Russian proverb made famous by Ronald Reagan back during the late days of the Cold War. The expression came to mind as I was puzzling over HCAHPS scores and how a well-executed nurse rounding program can positively impact patient satisfaction – and yet I […]


Can RTLS be Used to Ensure Patient Safety and Quality Care?

November 22, 2011

Adam Peck, Director of Marketing Can real-time locating systems be used to effectively monitor compliance of standard patient safety procedures and protocols? The answer is surprisingly “yes.” However, the answer can only be “yes” when the installed RTLS has supreme accuracy and near immediate system location update speeds. The combination of inaccurate (zonal) and stale […]