Joint Commission To Address Impact Of Hospital Worker Fatigue In Industry Webinar Hospital Staff Fatigue Directly Impacts Patient and Staff Safety

PITTSBURGH, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare workers may be the nation's most stressed employees, according to an online article recently published by The Advisory Board Company. Citing a survey by online job search company CareerBuilder, the article said more than half of health care workers believe their workloads increased over the past year and 25% plan to switch jobs in the coming year. 

To address this matter, TeleTracking Technologies, Inc. is pleased to present the second of a three-part webinar series with The Joint Commission on Friday, March 28, at 11:00 AM (ET) on the symptoms and safety implications associated with staff fatigue and the actions needed to address the problems.  

The live, 60-minute webinar titled, "Worker Fatigue:  Implications for Patient and Staff Safety," will detail nursing care standards specified by The Joint Commission (TJC) and describe ways hospitals can improve patient and worker safety.

Ann Scott Blouin, RN, PhD, FACHE, Executive Vice President of customer relations for The Joint Commission will present, and Nanne M. Finis, RN, MS, Vice President of TeleTracking Consulting Services and former Joint Commission Resources (JCR) executive, will moderate this session. 

To register for this session please use the following link: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/345393638.

About TeleTracking:
For over two decades, TeleTracking Technologies has helped hospitals achieve better patient flow through automation and process redesign that takes the time lag out of daily operations. Today, TeleTracking provides an end-to-end platform that optimizes operations enterprise-wide in real-time.  Real-Time Capacity Management™ solutions automate many of the physical functions of the hospital and monitor them in real time to increase efficiency in the delivery of care. This tighter operational control drives out waste (both time and resources), while still making sure that patients get to the right place at the right time with the right resources. TeleTracking provides process planning, patient flow redesign and asset management optimization through its consulting division, and has been rated by KLAS (www.KLASresearch.com) as the patient flow Category Leader seven times in the last eight years.  For more information, visit www.teletracking.com and join the conversation at http://blog.teletracking.com/.

SOURCE TeleTracking Technologies, Inc.



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