Palmetto Health Uses Ekahau RTLS and Cisco MSE v7.5 to Improve Operational Efficiency

Challenge Palmetto Health in Columbia, South Carolina, is the leading provider of health services in the region offering inpatient and outpatient services including general, acute and critical care. The 1,138-bed health system has more than 8,400 employees and 1,000 physicians and serves as a vital fixture of the community. Palmetto Health is recognized for its dedication to adopting advanced IT initiatives that improve the safety and quality of care. Palmetto Health…

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Ekahau’s Real-Time Location System (RTLS) Alerting Solution Ensures Lone-Worker Safety at Babraham Campus

Challenge The Babraham Campus is a world-class research medical facility located in Cambridge, UK. The facility’s research focuses on understanding the biological mechanisms underpinning lifelong health and wellbeing. With a large campus encompassing 40+ buildings, and serving 500 employees, and 450 sponsored research employees, ensuring lone-worker safety and providing employees with a reliable means of requesting help, posed a challenge. Solution Babraham investigated a number of lone worker solutions and assessed…

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Altru Health System Uses Ekahau’s Real-Time Asset Tracking and Analytics Solution to Improve Caregiver Productivity

Challenge Altru Health System is a leading hospital newtork serving 409,515 outpatients and 13,927 inpatients each year in Grand Forks, North Dakota. The ability to quickly secure medical equipment required for patient discharges, admissions and medical procedures is critical to operational efficiency and a positive patient experience. Altru Health needed a solution for hospital-wide visibility into the location and status of mobile equipment to make them more accessible to caregivers.  …

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Flagler Improves Caregiver Workflows with Proximity-based Messaging

Flagler Hospital in St. Augustine, Florida, is a 335-bed acute care facility. It is ranked among the top 5% of U.S. hospitals to achieve clinical and patient safety excellence. In order to offer the very best care, Flagler adopts innovative technology solutions that streamline patient-related administrative workflows, so that patient experience is continually improved. When Flagler Hospital investigated adopting a clinical-grade communications solution to improve patient care coordination in their behavioral…

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Real-Time Asset and Temperature Monitoring Drives Operational Efficiencies at Seven Veterans Health Administration Hospitals

Serving over 8.5 million United States veterans and their families, the Veteran’s Health Administration (VHA) leverages innovative technology programs to efficiently deliver effective care to those who need it the most. In 2008, the VHA required a system-wide Real-Time Location System (RTLS) at VISN-10, an Ohio region health site with five hospitals and seven clinics. The VHA’s IT management team wanted to adopt RTLS tags and software in order to give…

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