Do More with Less Using RTLS – A Response to the Staffing Shortage in Healthcare
In April 2016, Healthcare Business News published an article on the staffing shortage crisis in America. The article suggests that the aging patient population increasing the demand for healthcare services as well as the number of healthcare workers entering retirement age are partially responsible for the shortfall. While the problem exists across the board for […]
5 Lessons Learned when Implementing an Enterprise-Wide Real-Time Location System (RTLS)
We’ve asked a few of our top customers, “What advice would you offer to those implementing RTLS in their hospitals?” Read on to discover the top 5 lessons learned! 1. Form a steering committee/working group Before simply rolling out RTLS in your healthcare facility, create a steering committee or working group as a resource to […]
What Level of RTLS Precision Does Healthcare Require?
Stacy Roberts, Marketing Manager RTLS and RFID technologies are becoming more prevalent in today’s hospitals. Healthcare facilities are finding that the location awareness of staff, patients, and equipment is a pivotal component of clinical efficiency and enhancing the patient experience. We oftentimes hear numerous healthcare executives and clinical staff members inquire about the level of […]
RTLS vs RFID – The Common Misperception
Buzzing around the RTLS and Healthcare industry like we do, we often hear people use the words Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and Real-Time Locating Systems (RTLS) interchangeably. If you’re one of them, don’t panic; it has been a common misperception throughout the years. While RFID and RTLS solutions are both classified as location-based services, the […]