Improving Patient Flow Process in Ambulatory Care With RTLS
featuring insight from CancerCare of Maine

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  • Event Time: 01:00 PM Eastern
  • Event Type: Virtual Signature Learning Series

Keeping track of people and assets is essential for ambulatory care services that frequently have variable room usage, rotating clinic hours and an inconsistent flow of patients and staff. CancerCare of Maine, a department of Eastern Maine Medical Center, shares its automated patient flow and data capture system for metric reporting. Learn how it utilized infrared real-time location systems (RTLS) to analyze performance, track throughput and enhance the patient care experience.

Brenda Clements, Manager of Nursing Services, explains how the clinic utilizes very accurate RTLS (chair-level locating, in some instances) to improve process. Additionally, learn how CancerCare of Maine has redesigned and automated patient workflows, patient throughput documentation and staff utilization reporting to save time and costs, as well as improved patient and staff satisfaction.

You Will Learn To:

  • Use RTLS to improve workflows in a cancer care setting
  • Collect accurate location data through automated systems
  • Associate data with assets, staff and patients in order to track throughput and optimize processes
  • Implement RTLS to realize significant ROI



  • Brenda Clements, RN, BSN, MSB Manager of Nursing Services CancerCare of Maine Eastern Maine Medical Center Bangor, ME



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