Cut down your operation’s fleet costs and meet your service level agreements with PTS.
PTS’s unique dynamic scheduling software allocates patient bookings to your available fleet of specialist vehicles in real-time. Taking into account patient preferences, journey type, vehicle spec and expected service levels with different hospitals, it works out the optimum use of resources. Launched in 2010, it’s already the most advanced system of its kind on the market and it’s being constantly developed to meet the needs of patients and hospitals alike.
PTS handles 1000s of patient journeys every day. Continually assessing and reassessing the ‘big picture’ of your fleet, it automatically combines and allocates bookings for each vehicle. This alone will save your organisation mileage, time and money.
But it’s not just about reducing cost. As with other Magenta Technology products the aim is always to let you do more with the same resources whilst making life easier for your workforce and clients. PTS provides an easy-to-use online booking form and patient admission and discharge screen for hospital staff, a comprehensive fleet management module and a smart Android mobile app for drivers to communicate job details and status updates.
29% increase in customer satisfaction
95% increase in hospital staff satisfaction
16 times better patient satisfaction
40% reduction in carbon emissions
Sophisticated scheduling software automatically:
Because PTS is web-based, there’s no need to install software on your PC. So it can be accessed easily by staff, and updates are automatic. It’s also available as a simple to download Android app.
With multiple flexible features and options, PTS takes the strain out of what can be an administrative nightmare. It lets you choose between manual booking entry form or file upload. It covers ad hoc & repeat bookings and supports multiple journey types including: Home-Hospital Return, Remote Treatment Return, Admission, Discharge and Transfer.
Tracking is easy. Staff are kept informed at all times with:
PTS’s simple driver-to-control communication set-up via Android app, text messages or chat critical instructions or plan changes are never missed. Clear comms between all involved significantly reduce frustration. Drivers also enjoy:
At-a-glance vehicle checks, job details, status updates
Intuitive job display showing advance order of pick-up/drop off tasks
PTS is a very advanced end-to-end system, offering highly configurable options that lets you as a planner set up jobs in a way that works for your organisation. Though by no means exhaustive, here’s a quick overview of the flexibility on offer:
You can set multiple options to prioritise your planning then let PTS work out the best way to deal with jobs based on your wishes. You can take into account: patient condition, vehicle types, driver shifts, duration of check in / out at hospitals, individual service levels for healthcare providers. You can even set time limits for patient time in vehicle and arrival/pick-up before and after appointments
One of the greatest strengths, PTS offers organisations is analysis of how efficiently you’re working and where you could do better. These include planned vs actual analysis and full management reports
Often overlooked, but essential for the overall management of your fleet are the owners of the vehicles you use. Patient Transportation often calls on the resources of taxis, private vehicles, hired minibuses etc. PTS lets you:
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