Magazine Article | June 22, 2015

The Right Time To Implement RTLS

Source: Health IT Outcomes

By John Oncea, Digital Editorial Director

Waiting for the “next big thing” before proceeding with an IT implementation can be a lesson in futility. Geisinger Health System faced such a conundrum when choosing an RTLS (real-time location system) solution, and here’s what they did to expedite the process.

Geisinger Health System, located in Danville, PA, is an integrated health services organization serving more than 2.6 million residents throughout 44 counties in central and northeast Pennsylvania. Its physician-led system is comprised of more than 21,000 employees, including a 1,100-member multi-specialty group practice, eight hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 467,000-member health plan.