Infant Protection System and Mother-Baby Matching

Keep a watchful eye on newborns 24/7. Ensure the baby is matched with the correct family and receive immediate alerts if bands are tampered with or an unauthorized location change occurs. Integration with Access Control systems provides advanced exit protection.

Protect every infant in your care with a reliable RTLS safety solution

Designed to enhance infant safety, CenTrak’s newbaby™ infant protection system offers live map views with real-time location updates, immediate alert notifications, automated lockdown procedures, and electronic mother-baby matching for newborn safety in hospitals.

Infant Protection - Problem

Code Pink! Manual monitoring leaves room for human error

Humans are well, human. They can't be everywhere at once. Parents have enough worries, abduction attempts or being paired with the wrong newborn in the hospital doesn’t have to be one of them. When it comes to newborn security systems in hospitals, CenTrak is the leading solution.

Infant Protection - Solution

Provide automated, facility-wide infant protection

Each newborn is easily assigned a small, comfortable, and unobtrusive device through the software’s auto admission process. Once the band is applied, it actively communicates with the system and updates the baby’s location in real-time, providing staff with accurate room- and bay-level visibility anywhere inside the protected area.

Knowing our infants are protected with this system makes me feel at ease. I can't be with the parents and new baby 24/7, but CenTrak technology can.

Make the switch and ensure patient safety

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Enable quick and efficient response to abduction attempts

CenTrak’s newbaby infant protection solution ensures patient safety and provides peace of mind to both family and staff. Eliminate risk and avoid Joint Commission sentinel events.

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Exit Protection

Escalating system of alerts and security measures as infants approach unauthorized zones or points of egress, including automated door locks and disabled elevator access.

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Tamper Detection

The tamper sensor detects if the band is cut or the tag is no longer touching the skin. The system logs the event in the system’s database and displays an alert on the application workstation to notify staff.

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Mother-Baby Matching

Support the correct matching of infants to their family members. Staff members are immediately notified if an infant is brought into the incorrect room or paired with the wrong mother.

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Custom Workflows

Not a 'one size fits all' approach. Escalation paths, alarm rules, and workflows (transport, transfer, and discharge procedures) can be modified based on unique facility requirements.

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Location Accuracy

CenTrak's Clinical-Grade Locating captures the movement of infants, visitors, and staff within seconds. Speed up emergency response times and efficiently locate infants for routine vital checks.

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Scalable Solution

CenTrak platform can be easily expanded to support a variety of staff and patient safety initiatives, clinical workflow applications, asset tracking, temperature monitoring, and more.

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System Performance

Advanced system supervision ensures critical location data is consistently delivered to the application. Devices are equipped with long-lasting batteries for enhanced reliability.

Harness today's leading infant protection solution

The best step a healthcare facility can take for newborns and their families is integrating a state-of-the-art baby tracking system. The CenTrak Safety Solutions platform uniquely combines the industry’s most accurate Real-Time Location System (RTLS) with a proven infant safety and patient security system.

  • Real-Time Alerts
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    Advanced protection with a simple infant security solution

    Staff can easily view workstation displays that show the floorplan and each protected exit. Immediate alerts are generated, enabling staff to take swift action and increase patient safety. Audible and visual alerts ensure crucial patient safety information is not missed:

    • Unauthorized location changes (abduction attempt)
    • Hospital infant protection band is cut
    • Infant security sensor is not touching the skin
    • Baby is brought into the wrong room/paired with the incorrect mother
    • Infant strays from the designated transfer or transport route
    • Infant fails to return to their designated area after a transport
    • Infant does not arrive at the receiving unit during a transfer
  • Comprehensive Software
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    Successfully pass Joint Commission audits with a comprehensive reporting tool

    View a list of events including alarm type, severity, date and time of occurrence, and a brief description. Also gain the understanding of infant movements, transfer and transport events, alarms generated over time, and more. The robust analytics provided by the system allows administration to view trends and better prepare for the future.

  • Infant Protection Tags
    Safety - Infant Tags

    Our purpose-built sensors are durable, but gentle enough for your smallest patients

    CenTrak offers a variety of waterproof and water-resistant sensors, including umbilical attachments and ankle band devices. Battery-powered devices installed throughout the hospital wirelessly communicate with the sensors to verify that the baby is in the correct location.

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  • Location Technology
    Safety - Gen2IR

    How it works

    For room-, sub-room-, and bay-level locating, CenTrak uses patented Second Generation Infrared (Gen2IR) devices. Without line-of-sight limitations, Monitors and Virtual Walls transmit a unique location ID using Gen2IR, which is received by any tag in that location. The tag communicates the location ID via radio frequency to Connect Core™ (Location Server), where it can be accessed in real-time by hospital personnel and integrated with various software solutions. Low-Frequency chokepoints are installed wherever necessary to provide egress detection.

  • Clinical Education
    Safety - Clinical Education

    Robust training, education workshops, and comprehensive go-live support

    CenTrak provides clinical workshops and hands-on training to support staff to ensure customer success. Our clinical educators go on-site to review system functionality with all facility stakeholders (system administrators, users, and managers), share best practices to alert response protocols, create a clinical workflow assessment to identify system customization opportunities, provide just-in-time assistance, and more.

What are you waiting for? Schedule a demo today.

With the industry’s most scalable and robust Real-Time Location System (RTLS), CenTrak has helped over 2,000 world-class healthcare facilities increase productivity, streamline workflows, drive higher patient and staff satisfaction, and reduce costs.