Featured RTLS Case Studies & White Papers

  1. Smartphones As Bar Code Scanners? Not So Fast.
    10/1/2012

    This white paper from Datalogic ADC discusses the introduction of digital imaging technology and the spread of smartphones which has led to the use of these consumer devices in data capture.

  2. Hospital CIOs: Address — Don’t Ignore — BYOD Pressures
    7/30/2012

    When it comes to optimizing their facilities’ communications infrastructure, policies and management,
    hospital CIOs are under enormous pressure to break out of some previously unassailable comfort
    zones. 

  3. University Of Mississippi Medical Center Finds Quick RTLS ROI
    6/6/2012

    This case study outlines the many values of RTLS (real-time location systems) and monitoring systems in healthcare, and how the University of Mississippi Medical Center realized a return on its investment in RTLS and temperature monitoring in less than two years.

  4. 10 Point Guide To Selecting The Right Mobile Computer Cart
    5/16/2012

    The evaluation and selection pro­cess of mobile carts can be a daunting task for healthcare pro­fessionals. This 10 point checklist can be your guide to understanding the ins and outs of modern mobile computer cart technology, and how to determine which cart is right for your healthcare facility.

  5. Patient Safety Applications Of Bar Code And RFID Technologies
    2/1/2012
    The recent focus on patient safety in U.S. hospitals has yielded a flood of new technologies and tools aimed specifically at improving the quality of patient care at the bedside. This has been accomplished by integrating the physical process of care delivery with medication information and software applications that provide clinical decision support, and quality and safety checks. By Zebra Technologies
  6. It’s All In The Wrist: Improving Patient Safety With Bar Code Wristbands
    2/1/2012
    Identifying patients with bar coded wristbands is a first step healthcare organizations can take to make these improvements. Checking the “Five Rights”—Right Patient, Right Medication, Right Dose, Right Time and Right Method of Administration—prevents most medication errors. By Zebra Technologies
  7. Connected Healthcare: Changing The Way You Design, Build, And Manage Healthcare Environments
    1/9/2012
    The traditional approach to designing hospital buildings — deploying multiple proprietary networks for voice, video, and data, HVAC, security and access, energy, lighting, fire and safety, and other functions — unnecessarily increases capital costs and operational expenses. When developers and builders replace disparate networks with one simplified, flexible, and scalable IP network and incorporate a ‘connected healthcare’ framework into their buildings, it creates a catalyst for an information utility, while reducing cost and complexity.
  8. RTLS: Seeing Is Believing For Pediatric Hospital
    10/28/2011
    An enterprise-wide pilot convinces a pediatric hospital to implement an RTLS (real-time location system) for asset tracking.
  9. RTLS Improves Hospital’s Operations
    9/20/2011
    This case study highlights how Baltimore’s Mercy Medical Center leveraged Skytron’s RTLS (real-time location system) technology to monitor refrigerator temperatures and track IV pumps.
  10. Provider’s Perceptions On Mobility In Healthcare
    8/24/2011
    Porter Research and Billian’s HealthDATA have collaborated to bring you this primary market research program aimed at understanding healthcare providers’ perceptions regarding mobility in healthcare.