SOURCE: TeleTracking Technologies, Inc.

TeleTracking Technologies, Inc.

August 24, 2016 07:00 ET

Patient Flow Expert Scott M. Newton, DNP, RN, MHA, EMT-P Joins TeleTracking as Vice President, Care Model Solutions

PITTSBURGH, PA--(Marketwired - August 24, 2016) - TeleTracking Technologies, Inc., the leading provider of patient flow solutions, is pleased to announce that Scott M. Newton, DNP, RN, MHA, EMT-P will join the executive team as Vice President, Care Model Solutions.

A graduate of the Johns Hopkins University Doctor of Nursing Practice program, Dr. Newton brings 25 years of clinical experience to the role, including work as a field paramedic, helicopter flight nurse, and emergency department nurse in urban, suburban, and rural areas as well as internationally. Dr. Newton most recently served as the Director of Nursing for the Emergency Department and Lifeline Critical Care Transport Program at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. While in that role, he played an integral role in the development of the Capacity Command Center at Johns Hopkins Hospital, which came out of a capstone project he undertook as part of his doctoral work.

"Breaking down the barriers that prevent effective communication and consequently impact patients getting the right care at the right time is a passion of mine," says Dr. Newton. "That's because as a clinician I know firsthand the challenges facing patients and caregivers. Having the opportunity to be a part of TeleTracking's 25 year journey of helping health systems achieve data-driven, sustainable outcomes is tremendously exciting."

As the Vice President, Care Model Solutions, Dr. Newton will play an integral role in advancing the objectives of TeleTracking's Patient Flow Center of Excellence (CoE). The CoE consists of highly experienced clinical advisors who can help hospitals transform their operational processes by providing methodology, thought leadership and transformational services. Specifically Dr. Newton will have a leadership role in designing and cultivating TeleTracking's transformational services; acting as an advisor to clients; and continuing to build and refine best practices.

"Dr. Newton is a valuable addition to the TeleTracking leadership team and we are looking forward to his insightful contributions to furthering patient flow outcomes," says Diane Watson, TeleTracking's Chief Operation Officer. "His reputation as a trusted leader and a believer in better, more efficient care through improved communication and teamwork will enhance our organization and help our clients achieve their goals."

About TeleTracking
TeleTracking Technologies, Inc., the world leader in patient flow and healthcare operations management enables the timely and purposeful delivery of patient care. Founded over a quarter of a century ago, TeleTracking is the perennial KLAS Patient Flow Category Leader. To learn more about TeleTracking visit www.teletracking.com.

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