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How Busy Hospitals Can Increase Patient Flow: 6 Tips

June 15, 2020

Today’s hospital leaders are under a lot of pressure. With the coronavirus pandemic, hospitals had to prepare to manage patient loads beyond their capacities, particularly in intensive care units. As stay-at-home orders are lifting around the country, hospitals must also find safe ways to integrate non-emergency care and elective procedures into their facilities again.  By […]


Asset Tracking and Management to Support COVID-19 Treatment

April 1, 2020

With the rapid surge in COVID-19 positive cases, CenTrak understands the importance of real-time availability and safety of life-saving medical devices, such as ventilators. We are proud to offer our customers and the healthcare community an efficient workflow to quickly locate and identify the status of critical medical equipment. Below you will find a summary […]


Managing Facility Capacity with IoT Technology

March 30, 2020

The world is on edge with the rapid spread of COVID-19, otherwise known as the coronavirus. As the number of those diagnosed globally increases, the search for a solution continues. The United States now has the highest number of confirmed diagnoses of any country; and as testing becomes more widely available, we will see this […]


The Future of IoT in Healthcare

October 29, 2019

An Analysis of Emerging Technologies The Internet of Things (IoT) is defined as the extension of Internet connectivity into physical devices and everyday objects. There are various IoT technologies that generate value in healthcare, including location and sensing services. Enabling facilities to locate and monitor the status of patients, staff and equipment, generates operational efficiencies […]


Keep Patients Informed, Comfortable, and Safe with Location Services

October 23, 2019

View the Case Study from HCA Hospital of the Future, Orange Park Medical Center The patient experience that provides comfort and security makes being in the hospital feel a little closer to home.   CenTrak recently hosted an online event to discuss how Healthcare organizations are looking for innovative ways to keep patients informed, comfortable, […]


CenTrak RTLS Asset Tracking & Asset Management Deployment

Improving Preparedness for Security Risks of Critical Medical Devices

October 11, 2019

The Department of Homeland Security and FDA recently disclosed that Urgent/11, a group of network protocol bugs, exists in a multitude of medical devices that use embedded operating systems with networking capabilities. Oftentimes, software deployed on medical devices is a diverse collection of open source code, licensed code, and stacks and libraries acquired from multiple […]


Expanding Your Nurse Call Automation System to Include Real-Time Tracking of Assets

August 14, 2019

Many healthcare facilities are using Location Services to automate nurse call cancellation and improve staff workflow. With this infrastructure in place, facilities can easily expand to include Asset Tracking and Management. Leveraging a Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) for assets provides efficient workflows related to loss prevention, equipment distribution & preventative maintenance. Challenges of Asset Management […]


Preventing Patient Emergencies and Enhancing Workflow with Smart Technology

May 31, 2019

In a recent article published by STAT, it was shared that hospital command centers, also known as central monitoring units, have been thriving nationally. These centers are meant to handle data-monitoring jobs such as calibrating staffing levels, maximizing bed capacity, and detecting the onset of hospital acquired infections (HAIs) – most notably sepsis. Central Monitoring […]


CenTrak Cares 2019 – Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

April 30, 2019

In 2017, CenTrak created the CenTrak Cares™ program dedicated to improving the quality of patient care in the communities we serve. Our charitable project, Locating a Cure for Cancer, has focused on a single Cancer Care organization each year, as well as provided special pricing for select cancer care construction projects. Last year, a devoted […]


Seamlessly Align Infant Security With Clinical Workflow

April 2, 2019

Hospitals take extra time and care to protect newborns from the time of their birth until they leave to go home, but there’s always more that can be done to protect their most vulnerable patients. Not only does increased infant security boost a hospital’s reputation, but it also gives peace of mind to the nursing […]