Guest Column | June 9, 2010

Guest Column: Understanding RTLS In Healthcare

By HT Snowday, CTO, Versus Technology

The basic supposition of a Real-Time Locating System (RTLS) is that people and objects can be located within a facility using a system of badges and tags that communicate with a sensory network. The benefits of such a system to healthcare are well documented, even from a simple locating aspect. However, the healthcare RTLS market is saturated with vendors, each sporting a different RTLS technology. How does the discerning organization make the right selection for a clinical environment?