According to the company, MDA TransQuest optimizes patient flow by dispatching, managing and tracking patient transportation within hospitals.
Delivered through PDAs, the solution provides timely information about transport requests and sets priorities based on origin, destination, STAT requests and proximity of the last drop-off point. Relevant data is accessed through a hospital’s intranet and then delivered to transporters’ PDAs through the hospital’s wireless network, says the company.
A non-for-profit facility, Howard County General is a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine (Baltimore).
Grand Prairie, Texas-based Rainbow Children's Clinic was the victim of a ransomware attack on its IT systems in August, affecting more than 33,000 patients, according to multiple news media reports this week.