Tag Archives: Healthcare

Caring for elderly loved ones

As life expectancy has doubled in the past decades, an unprecedented number of people are reaching their 80’s and 90’s, triggering a vast increase in the ranks of the elderly in countries around the world.  Their need for protection and … Continue reading

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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 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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Hospital staff can find medical equipment, doctors and patients in real time

Hospitals face the daunting task of asset and people management 24 hours a day, often in emergency situations.  They need to keep track of patients, staff, and mobile medical equipment inside buildings and throughout a campus.  How far away is … Continue reading

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