Introducing Telligence 5

So much more than a standard nurse call
Keeping care close at hand.

Ascom Telligence® Patient Response System

Taking the best features of our existing, award-winning nurse call systems, Telligence 5 has been co-designed with clinicians to deliver better, faster, more efficient healthcare.  Its unique features and ability to integrated with mobile solutions transforms it into a workflow, messaging and communications system that meets needs of today's mobile workforce.

New developments in healthcare call for a fresh approach to nurse call systems, and that’s exactly what the next generation of Ascom Telligence provides. It's so innovative that it constitutes a new category of healthcare communications: the Ascom Patient Response System. Here's why:

  • Streamlining staff communication and collaboration: Ascom Telligence starts with efficient management of tasks and calls, enabling staff to easily view and track calls while helping to ensure prompt responses with minimal steps.

  • Clinical workflows at the patient bedside: Ascom Telligence patient-centric workflow solutions help clinicians spend more time at the bedside. A press on a bedside station gives direct connections to colleagues. Requests, updates and alerts go directly from the patient room to labs, pharmacies, administration, security and beyond.
  • The voice of the patient: Ascom Telligence gives patients a strong, reliable voice. Stand-alone speech modules make it easy to quickly connect patients to clinicians, when they need assistance. Patients can select a specific service request to help reduce response times and improve satisfaction.
 
HTM-compliant and IP-based, it provides unique two-way speech communication between clinicians and patients.  Wherever a nurse is, they can receive a alarm or speak to a patient - helping to reduce unnecessary work and freeing up time for them to spend with patients.  For estates teams, it easy, quick and cost effective to install and maintain.

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  • Ascom Telligence up close. The DNA of a Patient Response System

    The fluid, dynamic nature of modern healthcare means that conventional nurse call systems are inefficient. Frontline staff don’t have the time to walk and assess individual calls. What staff need is a system that supports their mobile working - that lets them communicate with patients and assess their needs while on the move.

    Patients have similar needs. They need to feel connected to their mobile carers. They need systems that make it easy for them to communicate their needs. They need to feel some sense of control over their immediate environment.

    Ascom Telligence addresses these issues. It connects patients, staff, clinical data, support services and medical devices. It helps simplify and streamline communications and workflows between all the many actors involved in frontline care. The result? Better collaboration, more satisfied patients and the best possible use of resources. 

    Ascom Telligence. Designed for clinicians, estates teams and patients. 

    Why nurses need more efficient communication tools

    • Direct care time

      Nurse's time spent with patients[1]
      <20%
      <20%
    • Number of staff per patient

      Average during a four-day hospital stay [2]
      50
      50
    • Nurse interruptions

      Are related to communication, waiting or finding supplies. [3]
      77%
      77%
    • Communication still non-digital

      Nurses still communicate mainly person-to-person [4]
      90%
      90%

    Improve care communication and collaboration with Ascom task management

    Ascom Telligence greatly simplifies handling of patient to staff requests, eliminating the need for staff to write notes to each other.  With Ascom's task management capabilities, staff can initiate requests from any Ascom device which include the staff console, Ascom Unite View or mobile phones.

    Requests are tagged to specific patient rooms to provide notifications for follow up and completion. All events are logged for end to end reporting. With a common user experience across all devices, staff training is straightforward and consistent. 

     

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    Enable clinical workflows from the patient bedside

    Flexibility and configurability are two important criteria that enable Telligence to support a more streamlined communications. 

    We provide workflow solutions for the way your hospital wants to work by offering truly innovative workflow features.

    • When a staff member is in a patient room, calls can be upgraded to a higher priority call to direct more staff to the room.
    • Create detailed service tasks to communicate specific patient requests and track to completion.
    • Automated rounding reminders facilitate consistent and timely care.
    • Streamline admission, discharge and transfer processes at the point of care.

    Telligence ensures messages are rapidly delivered to the appropriate clinician or department, regardless of location. 

    A single, integrated platform only from Ascom

    By combining Telligence Nurse Call with Ascom Unite software and our global mobility solutions, enhanced capabilities can be extended to your mobile workforce to increase staff communication and collaboration even more.

    Ascom Unite seamlessly links mission-critical systems with mobile communications. It delivers intelligent integration, advanced messaging, and system management in one unique, powerful package.

    Telligence also supports easy integration with other healthcare technology such as medical equipment with approved nurse call interfaces, ADT systems, smart beds and real-time location systems. With Ascom technology, efficient, patient-centered care has never been easier.

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    Complying with the highest global quality standards

    Designed to meet the strict compliance and regulatory controls of multiple global standards such as UL, VDE, HTM and more, Ascom's Telligence Nurse Call Communications System complies with the UL Standard for Safety for Hospital Signaling and Nurse Call Equipment, UL 1069.  Every component of the Telligence solution, including accessories, cords and plugs, is specially constructed to perform safely in the patient-care environment.


    References:
    1. Hendrich, A., Chow, MP., Skierczynski, BA., Lu, Z. (2008) ‘A 36-Hospital Time and Motion Study: How Do Medical-Surgical Nurses Spend Their Time?’ The Permanente Journal 12 (3), 25-34 
    2. O’Daniel, M. and Rosenstein, A. (2008). Professional Communication and Team Collaboration. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US). [online] Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK2637/ [Accessed 30 Mar. 2016]. 
    3. Hall, L.M., Pedersen, C. and Fairley, L., 2010. Losing the moment: understanding interruptions to nurses' work. Journal of Nursing Administration40(4), pp.169-176.
    4. Coiera, E. (2006). Communication Systems in Healthcare. Clinical Biochemist Reviews, [online] 27(2), p.89. Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1579411/ [15 Mar. 2016].

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