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Patient Wander Management System

Whether it is in your emergency department, behavioral health unit, pediatric floor, or facility-wide, a safe hospital environment is critical to the peace of mind of your patients and staff.

CenTrak RTLS solutions are designed to enhance patient safety with room-level locating and access control integrations

CenTrak’s wander management system for healthcare offers live map views with real-time location updates, immediate alert notifications, robust reporting, automated lockdown procedures, and individualized security profiles.

Wander Mgmt - Problem

Manage the risks of wandering patients before it's too late

The ability to politely redirect patients before they egress is critical. If an individual begins to wander or the patient’s smart band is tampered with or cut, staff need to know as soon as possible so doors and elevators can be locked/disabled.

Wander Mgmt - Solution

Enable quick and efficient responses to wandering

Each patient is assigned a comfortable band that actively monitors their location in real-time. If an unauthorized change in location is detected, the wander patient alarm system will sound and staff members are alerted via the RTLS software. Customizable settings allow some patients through designated access points, while others remain secured and protected within select areas.

CenTrak Safety solutions provide peace of mind to our patients, staff, and their families. We can quickly and easily locate patients for vital checks or in emergency situations.

See how CenTrak's wander management solution can work for you

Empower patients with a feeling of control and freedom while ensuring their safety

Comprehensive wander management and patient locator system for healthcare

It's more than just a patient tracking solution. Having a single RTLS infrastructure to manage and maintain provides simplicity across the entire healthcare enterprise.

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Exit Protection

Escalating system of alerts and security measures as patients 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 displays an alert on the application workstation to notify staff and logs the event in the system’s database.

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Custom Workflows

Alarm rules, escalation paths, and workflows (transport, transfer, and discharge) can be modified based on unique facility requirements. Flexibility to adjust rules and access at the individual level.

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Scalable Platform

Easily expand CenTrak's RTLS platform to support a variety of staff and patient safety initiatives, clinical workflow applications, asset tracking, temperature monitoring, and more.

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Location Accuracy

CenTrak's Clinical-Grade Locating accurately captures patient movement and their current location within seconds. This enables an immediate response to wander events, before it's too late.

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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.

Advanced technology for patient safety and security

Hospital patient-tracking systems and wander management security systems have features that provide patients with better quality care, give families and staff peace of mind, and allow operations to flow more smoothly. Let CenTrak be your set of virtual eyes on what is happening throughout your facility and send alerts that enable an immediate response to patient wandering.

  • Real-Time Alerts
    Safety - Real-Time Alerts

    Proactively manage patient wandering events

    Alert staff to the following conditions: cut band, loose tag, tag removed, low tag battery, unauthorized egress, and loiter. Patient safety is further ensured by alerting on custom workflows like when a patient strays from the designated transfer or transport route, fails to return to their designated areas after a transport, or does not arrive at the receiving unit during a transfer.

  • Comprehensive Software
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    Easy-to-use software, comprehensive data, and robust analytics

    Intuitive user interface with audible and popup workstation alerts. Logs provide a list view of alarm type, severity, date and time of occurrence, and a brief description of the event. Filter results by patient name, tag number, or alarm type. Wander patient alarm system reports support the analysis of patient movement, transfer, and transport events, alarms generated overtime, and more.

  • Patient Bands
    Safety - Patient Bands

    Automatically capture the movement of patients within seconds

    CenTrak offers a variety of waterproof and water-resistant wearable devices for patients and staff in all types of care environments. The mini patient tag and CenTrak SecureTag are small, comfortable, and unobtrusive for ongoing patient use.

    These bands are also used for:
  • Location Technology
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    How it works

    For room- and bay-level locating, CenTrak utilizes patented Second Generation Infrared (Gen2IR) devices. Without line-of-sight limitations, Monitors and Virtual Walls transmit a unique location ID via Gen2IR, which is received by any tag in that location. The tag communicates the location ID via radio frequency to the Location Server (Connect Core™), 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
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    Go-live support, robust training, and education workshops

    CenTrak provides hands-on training and clinical workshops to support staff and ensure customer success. Our clinical educators are on-site to review system functionality with all facility stakeholders (users, managers, system administrators), share best practices to alert response procedures, create a clinical workflow assessment and identity 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.