4 Steps to Automate Hospital Bed Availability Checks

4 Steps to Automate Hospital Bed Availability Checks

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Paramedics and healthcare organizations face numerous obstacles with assessing the availability of beds during large-scale emergencies. Solutions to these problems are not cost efficient and take up precious time during a period where every second counts. Of paramount importance is the ability to quickly and effectively communicate these things without burdening our health care systems with costly or cumbersome technology. 

A digital solution that creates an emergency plan templating, live emergency dashboards, and live surveying helps ensure mass casualties are being communicated at a quicker pace with less time spent during hospital bed availability. 

SimplyCast’s Hospital Bed Availability use case uses emergency plan templating, live emergency dashboards, and live surveying to create a streamlined solution for assessing the availability of beds at hospitals nearby mass casualty events. The response to these emergencies can even be customized on the fly based on the exact nature of the situation. 

How to create Hospital Bed Availability 

SimplyCast anticipated the need for an effective digital solution that can cause hospitals to be contacted whilst determining the best hospital bed availability.  

This solution can be described as a four-step total process, that involves  

Let’s check them out. 

Dispatchers- Step 1 

To begin with, a dispatcher who sets up an emergency event plan for future use during a mass casualty situation, and can launch the event to notify nearby hospitals when reports of mass casualties come in. 

Paramedics- Step 2 

After the creation of an emergency event plan a paramedic receives the notification by email or SMS text messages and arrives on scene at a mass casualty situation. They are able to launch a live survey that sends to nearby hospitals. 

Administrators- Step 3 

The live survey is sent to the appropriate members of hospital administrations. The administrators of different hospitals determine the number of available beds, and responds to the survey accordingly. 

Paramedics- Step 4 

Subsequently, the information on the survey is sent to the paramedics who then decide where to go accordingly. 

Why SimplyCast? 

The SimplyCast platform is a no-code platform that allows anyone to build and edit their solution. As a result, this solution is fully customizable, it can be tweaked or altered to meet the exact needs of every institution. 

Don’t worry about scalability and security! SimplyCast is an ISO 27001:2013-certified company with data centers in the USA and Canada. This means we can assure you that your confidential data is safe on our secure server and the messages you transmit are completely encrypted. Our platform has the capacity to send 100,000+ messages every hour and allows 10,000+ concurrent sessions. We can also acquire additional gateways and servers if you need them. 

Most importantly, we have a 99.5% minimum uptime. With our solution, you can have peace of mind. 


Don’t wait! Our experts are ready to give you a one-on-one demo to explain how this solution works. 

Simply request a demo by clicking the button below and let us show you how our solution can help you manage your Hospital Bed Availability more efficiently. 

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