The AgileTrac system uses real time location system (RTLS) technology to track the locations of people and devices critical to advancing patient flow through the hospital. The system integrates key events and data from other clinical IT systems in the hospital in addition to its collection of real time data that is automatically fed into the system to manage patient workflow. The patient workflow is managed through an engine that integrates the data with proprietary algorithms to provide next steps, status updates, and notifications as patients and resources move through the facility. Critical operational status updates are visible in real time on various dashboard views throughout the hospital.
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Honeywell expanded its Captuvo line of encasements for Apple devices at the HIMSS 2014 Annual Conference & Exposition in Orlando, Fla. The Captuvo SL22h and SL42h are designed for healthcare environments and equip iPod touch (5th generation) and iPhone (5, 5c and 5s) devices. The barcode data collection can increase productivity and support healthcare “Converged Device” strategies.
Accusoft released the Barcode Xpress Mobile software development kits (SDKs) for iOS and Android devices. The SDK empowers developers to integrate mobile device barcode recognition into existing apps, or to build apps based on the sample code included with the kit.
Vizzia Technologies announced that its clinical workflow optimization solution was recently installed at Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute's (FCS) Tampa Cancer Center location. The newly constructed 35,990 square foot flagship facility offers a "one-stop" approach to patient care that includes medical oncology, advanced radiation oncology technology and radiological services for identifying and diagnosing tumors. The Vizzia solution, which leverages CenTrak's Clinical-Grade RTLS, is designed to transform the outpatient experience and help in optimizing patient flow processes. Shortening patient wait times and ensuring patient safety and satisfaction, as well as increasing the cancer center's patient treatment capacity are among the benefits of the new solution.
Identive Group Inc. announced new radio frequency identification (RFID) labels for the medical industry that are specially designed to withstand the radiation processes commonly used to sterilize medical devices, equipment and supplies. Unlike standard RFID products that lose their memory content when exposed to radiation, Identive's new radiation-resistant labels enable critical identification, usage and tracking information to reside on medical components and storage containers throughout their useful lives.
MRS (mammography reporting system) is a breast imaging tracking and reporting software that offers scalable solutions and integrations which can be tailored to fit a facility’s needs.
If your enterprise is similar to most current hospital health information technology (HIT) architecture, you have clinical/data silos everywhere. This is nothing to be ashamed of; you are normal. But in the coming age of healthcare delivery, silos must be replaced with interoperability. One key to interoperability will be an integrated medical image archive.
September 28, 2011 – At ASTRO, Civco Medical Solutions will highlight the Protura Robotic Patient Positioning System and multiple motion management solutions, including the RFSuite RFID Tracking & Verification System.
Civco Medical Solutions is showcasing its RFSuite RFID tracking and verification system at the annual meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM).
May 5, 2011 – At the 2011 European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ESTRO) exhibition at the ExCel Centre in London, Elekta will demonstrate advanced solutions that provide clinicians with the tools to save and improve lives of cancer patients worldwide. This includes Elekta's new RFID system, Identify, which is designed to increase staff confidence in the integrity of patient identification and set up.
November 12, 2010 — PowerChart Cardiovascular solutions enable cardiologists to automate functions across the continuum of care.