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Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center has selected TeleTracking Technologies, Inc. ( Capacity Management Suite(TM) to maintain smooth patient flow and maximize existing capacity at its acute care hospital and pediatric long-term care facility in Brooklyn, NY.

TeleTracking's comprehensive patient flow software solution will help maintain the medical center's high standards in patient safety, patient outcomes and healthcare service delivery by reducing patient wait times, making beds more readily available, and removing lag time from the patient transit process.

"We have a very successful track record in the implementation and execution of advanced technology initiatives for patient safety and quality care delivery," stated Nympha Meindel, RN, FACHE, vice president and Chief Information Officer at Kingsbrook. "These advancements, many of which place us among only 5% of hospitals in the country, have proven most crucial to our quality care advancements and have lead us to additional implementations with companies such as TeleTracking, which has taken our information technology and patient flow efforts to the next level."

Kingsbrook is an 864-bed teaching Medical Center, dedicated to meeting the health needs of one of Brooklyn's most culturally diverse communities. Centers of Excellence Include: Kingsbrook Rehabilitation Institute, including Brooklyn's only New York State approved Traumatic Brain Injury & Coma Recovery Unit, an inpatient Geriatric Psychiatry Program, Pharmacy, Radiology, the Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Center, Orthopedic Surgery, a Women's Wellness Center featuring Minimally-Invasive Gynecological Surgery and state-of-the-art Digital Mammography. Other specialty areas include: Emergency Services, Ambulatory Surgery and a Certified Non-Invasive Vascular Laboratory, as well as a 538-bed Adult and Pediatric long term care facility. Kingsbrook and Rutland Nursing Home are JCAHO certified and not-for-profit members of the Greater New York Hospital Association and the Healthcare Association of New York State.

"We chose TeleTracking's Capacity Management Suite(TM) because it incorporated seamlessly with our operational needs and quality objectives," stated Meindel. "This advanced system allows our Nursing, Admissions and Emergency Departments to more efficiently plan, manage and expedite patient flow, as well as advance project requirements necessary to providing proper patient care."

About TeleTracking

TeleTracking Technologies is the world-leading producer of automated solutions that relieve hospital overcrowding by improving patient flow. TeleTracking products provide real-time patient tracking information which allows managers to avoid bottlenecks. The Pittsburgh firm, which launched the automated patient flow industry in 1991, has over 1700 solutions installed in more than 800 of the best-known hospitals and health systems in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

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Date:Jun 1, 2010

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