Monthly Archives: November 2012

Location-based technologies in healthcare asset management

The management of mobile medical equipment is a significant challenge for many hospitals.  An average mid-size hospital has thousands of mobile devices in continuous motion.  Keeping track of their whereabouts and being able to locate them quickly is essential to … Continue reading

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Location-based technologies in healthcare safety

Ensuring patients and staff safety is a primary concern in many healthcare facilities. Risks are plentiful, including the spread of infections, elopement of patients unable to care for themselves, and physical violence on the staff at emergency departments. Location-based technologies … Continue reading

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Location-based technologies in healthcare operations management

Managing operations at a health care facility is a complex endeavor. Location-based technologies can simplify the automatic collection of data whose analysis may lead to operational improvements that can enhance patient care while significantly lowering cost. Location awareness can be … Continue reading

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Location technologies aid patients experience in healthcare

Going to a health care facility can be stressful for patients, their families  and visitors.  That is one good reason why there are deliberate efforts made to make these facilities welcoming and cheerful.  Location-based technologies can help by facilitating navigation … Continue reading

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