DALLAS (PRWEB) December 18, 2013
The holidays are the season of giving – and often getting sick. To help hospital emergency departments (EDs) prepare for the height of flu season and the associated overcrowding, T-System Inc. today renewed its winter gift of T Sheets® flu documentation templates free of charge to all hospitals and healthcare providers. Providers can download the free documentation tool on T-System’s website.
The severity of the 2012-2013 flu season was a reminder of how unpredictable influenza can be. EDs across the country operated at capacity and were forced to set up secondary treatment areas in parking lots, hallways, conference rooms and clinics to meet demand.
“With the extreme resource and space strains that hospitals faced last year, we felt it was critical to offer our assistance again this season,” said Corinne Tso, T-System’s vice president of marketing. “Providers can find their usual documentation tools too onerous to keep pace with the volume of patients presenting to EDs during a major outbreak. T Sheets offer an easy and structured way to document care both onsite and offsite more efficiently.”
The T Sheets paper templates are updated to reflect diagnostic and treatment protocols specific to the virus strains identified this season. The templates support consistent charting and critical patient health information capture, while ensuring hospitals meet regulatory and reimbursement needs. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports flu activity is currently increasing, particularly in the Southeast and South Central regions of the country.
T-System Inc. advances the practice of emergency medicine with solutions proven to solve clinical, financial, operational and regulatory challenges for hospitals and urgent care clinics. About 40 percent of the nation’s EDs use T-System solutions to provide an unmatched patient experience. Through gold-standard documentation, revenue cycle management and performance-enhancing solutions, T-System optimizes care delivery from the front door through discharge and beyond. Today, more than 1,900 facilities across all 50 states rely on T-System solutions. For more information, visit http://www.tsystem.com. Follow @TSystem on Twitter, or become a T-System fan on Facebook.