TeleTracking Joins NPSF Patient Safety Coalition

BOSTON, Feb. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), a central voice for patient safety since 1997, recently welcomed TeleTracking Technologies, Inc., as a member of the NPSF Patient Safety Coalition.

TeleTracking provides operational management software solutions and services to help hospitals staff efficiently, manage change, optimize capacity, fight hospital acquired infection, and make cultural transformations, all with the goal of enhancing safety.

"Our intelligent operational software platform can track infected patients, exposed workers, and equipment, as well as monitor hand-washing compliance," said Michael Gallup, president, TeleTracking. "These capabilities are critical to containing infection and maintaining patient safety, so our work is very much aligned with the Foundation's focus."

The NPSF Patient Safety Coalition was created to align stakeholders from across the continuum of care in a unifying mission to make health care safer for all. Membership is open to myriad groups, including solutions providers working to address patient safety challenges, professional associations, advocacy organizations, and other similarly committed organizations. Coalition members gain valuable opportunities for networking, learning, and knowledge-sharing through quarterly webinars, an annual member meeting, special projects and events, and other high-value activities.

"Like other members of the NPSF Patient Safety Coalition, TeleTracking shares our goal of advancing patient safety for all," said Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS, president and CEO of NPSF. "We are very pleased to welcome TeleTracking as a new member, and we look forward to working with them to share knowledge and promote advances in the field."

For more information about the NPSF Patient Safety Coalition and how to join, contact David Coletta, senior vice president, at

About the National Patient Safety Foundation

The National Patient Safety Foundation's vision is to create a world where patients and those who care for them are free from harm. A central voice for patient safety since 1997, NPSF partners with patients and families, the health care community, and key stakeholders to advance patient safety and health care workforce safety and disseminate strategies to prevent harm. NPSF is an independent, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. To learn more about the Foundation's work, visit or follow @theNPSF.

About TeleTracking

TeleTracking ( created the automated patient flow category and now offers Real-Time Capacity Management™ solutions and services to nearly 900 clients, including most of America's "Top Hospitals," which account for 350,000 of the nation's 800,000 hospital beds. Its automated operations management platform helps optimize daily hospital functions by tracking patients, staff and assets, in real time.

CONTACT: Patricia McTiernan 617-391-9922

Source:The National Patient Safety Foundation