Archive for 2006

Wireless Communications Systems Give Area Hospitals New Life

April 4, 2006 Comments Off on Wireless Communications Systems Give Area Hospitals New Life

Norwalk and Stamford hospitals are the latest to choose TPC Healthcare for solutions to improve efficiency and patient care. Regional technology solutions provider, TPC Healthcare, was recently awarded the contract for installation, training and support of the Vocera wireless communications system at Norwalk Hospital. Norwalk is the seventh hospital in the New York-Southern New England area that has chosen TPC Healthcare over significantly larger, multinational providers to deploy and support Vocera (www.vocera.com), a breakthrough wireless platform that provides hands-free, voice communication throughout any 802.11b networked building or campus. "Norwalk Hospital has been providing high-quality patient care for over a hundred years," says Bernadette ... More »

Moving Patients From ER to Rooms Faster at Phelps Memorial Hospital

February 1, 2006 Comments Off on Moving Patients From ER to Rooms Faster at Phelps Memorial Hospital

Vocera wireless communicators help Phelps Memorial Hospital get patients out of emergency and into inpatient rooms faster. When Phelps Memorial Hospital Center in Sleepy Hollow, New York, was looking for a partner to help improve communications within its 235-bed, acute care facility, the hospital turned to local communication solutions provider TPC Healthcare. In 2005 alone, almost 23,000 patients went through the Emergency Department at Phelps, with one-quarter requiring inpatient admission. Management recognized that to reduce the time it took to place these patients into rooms, a more efficient communication system was needed. "We are always looking for tools to improve productivity and efficiency," ... More »