News | March 26, 2013

STERIS Corporation Signs Supplier Agreement With Centrak

CenTrak’s Clinical-Grade Real-Time Location System (RTLS) is integral to STERIS perioperative workflow solutions

STERIS Corporation has recently signed a non-exclusive agreement that assigns CenTrak, Inc. as a selected active RTLS supplier for STERIS's RealView Visual Workflow Management Software. This advanced solution is a live, patientcentric, Lean visual management system that transforms the entire perioperative continuum of care into a high-performance environment.

“We are pleased to announce our strategic relationship with STERIS to enhance theirworkflow management solutions for the perioperative suite,' said Mark Nowakowski, vice president of sales for CenTrak, Inc. 'CenTrak's ability to deliver Clinical-Grade Locating data allows visibility at strategic points of transition along the perioperative pathway, which helpsimprove workflow and communication throughout the department. We are preparing for initial deployments with STERIS and look forward to working together to provide meaningful real-time solutions for healthcare providers.”

Robert Popilock, Senior Manager of Marketing and Strategy for STERIS, added, “STERIS and CenTrak Inc. have successfully validated a dynamic patient workflow solution designed to improve key efficiency and patient satisfaction metrics. The RealView Visual Workflow Management Software with CenTrak's Clinical-Grade Locating Platform providesperioperative stakeholders with enterprise-wide visibility in real-time, and with dashboard performance analytics throughout their perioperative department and other procedure-based areas. This allows health systems to achieve continuous efficiency improvements and facilitatesscheduling optimization and increased surgical room use across their healthcare systems.”

“Specifically,” Popilock continues, 'this collaborative workflow management solution enables physicians, managers and perioperative staff to have access to critical outputs such as analytics, reporting and scheduling alerts for optimal decision-making. This awareness can also help drive on-time procedure starts, room turnover and real-time procedure updates for families, which in turn can optimize patient and staff satisfaction. For more information, visit

STERIS Corporation is a leading provider of infection prevention and surgical products and services, focused primarily on critical healthcare, pharmaceutical and research markets. The Company's dedicated employees around the world work together to supply a broad array of equipment, consumable and service solutions that enhance Customer productivity and quality, and help make the world a safer place. The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol STE. For more information, visit

Source: STERIS Corporation