Boost Hospital Efficiency: Banyan Expands to Tampa, FL with 24/7 Virtual Nurse Support

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Banyan Medical Solutions has announced the grand opening of a new virtual nursing center in Tampa, Florida opening today, May 23, 2022. With the expansion to this new center located just east of the Tampa International Airport, our team will utilize this new remote nursing hub to continue providing virtual nursing services to hospital systems around the country. 

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Improve patient outcomes, reduce costs, and increase staffing efficiencies. Banyan’s state-of-the-art technology allows the virtual nurses to assist with administrative tasks that include: 

  • Admissions
  • Plan of care
  • Patient Education
  • 24-hour chart checks
  • Discharges
  • Family member conference calls
  • Continuous fall monitoring with patient redirection
  • Environmental and staff safety rounding

From these remote locations in Omaha, NE, and Tampa, FL, the virtual nursing platform allows hospitals nationwide to coordinate clinical teams, patient care, and technology support by enabling the sharing and validation of real-time information. This solution provides each patient with an additional RN that allows hospitals to decrease traveler costs, turnover and readmissions, which increases revenue.

“We are incredibly excited to continue our growth as a company,” said Tony Buda, Banyan’s President and CEO. “The expansion of this virtual nursing center will provide us additional support to expand our workforce to continue to improve patient safety and staffing efficiencies.” 

Cindy Koppen, CNO and Senior Vice President of Clinical Solutions said, “Our nursing staff will benefit greatly with the addition of this center. Quality of care is our No. 1 priority and the decision to continue to expand certainly enhances that commitment.”

Never miss a beat with our 24/7 virtual care!

Banyan recruits and trains its nurses and staff to high standards, ensuring you get expert support. Our seasoned virtual nurses complement bedside caregivers 24/7. Our virtual sitters can monitor nine to 12 high-risk patients, preventing falls, ensuring drug compliance, improving response time, and increasing patient and staff safety.

Seamless Technology. To ensure your seamless operations, we leverage a robust change management system and provide 24/7 IT support and continued assistance. This commitment to efficiency and reliability guarantees flawless staff and patient communication.

Improve hospital productivity in:

  • Behavioral Health
  • Cardiology
  • Emergency Department
  • Intensive Care Unit
  • Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Oncology
  • Orthopedics
  • Palliative Care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Step-Down Unit
  • Surgical Services
  • Transplant

Experience makes a difference, too.

Experience serves as a profound educator, and within the realm of healthcare, seasoned Banyan Virtual Nurses embody this principle as exceptional mentors to newly minted hospital nurses. With their wealth of knowledge and healthcare expertise, these veteran professionals serve as invaluable guides, offering support and guidance to navigate the complexities of the profession. 

Their presence not only fosters professional development but also instills confidence and reassurance in their colleagues. In this collaborative environment, the exchange of ideas and experiences enriches the fabric of nursing practice, ultimately benefiting the patients under our care.