Bluewater Health Selects Awarepoint for Asset Tracking, Clinical Workflow, and Wayfinding
SAN DIEGO – November 2, 2015 – Awarepoint Corporation, a leader in real-time locating systems (RTLS), announced today that Bluewater Health, a Best Practice Spotlight Organization, has signed an agreement to install Awarepoint’s RTLS at Bluewater Health in Sarnia and Charlotte Eleanor Englehart Hospital of Bluewater Health in Petrolia. A phased-in deployment in 2016 will include tracking and managing over 4,500 medical equipment assets, temperature/humidity monitoring, providing emergency response pendants to staff, and supporting patient wayfinding across 850,000 square feet.
“We’re honored to have Bluewater Health in our client family,” stated Tim Roche, CEO of Awarepoint. “Our team is committed to improving workflows, driving cost saving and equipment utilization benefits, and positively impacting both operational efficiency and patient care with Bluewater Health.”
Awarepoint’s unique Bluetooth Low
Energy (BLE) and Wi-Fi infrastructure, combined with its cloud-hosted software
and managed services for enterprise-wide indoor/outdoor positioning, let
healthcare organizations support the traditional RTLS use cases of asset
tracking and temperature monitoring while at the same time support clinical
workflow, mobility and wayfinding, all on the same platform.
Awarepoint takes healthcare organizations to the next level, with more streamlined workflows, increased productivity, greater staff efficiency, reduced costs, and – perhaps most important – enhanced patient experiences and improved outcomes.
About Bluewater Health
Bluewater Health is a large community hospital with locations in Sarnia and Petrolia. The organization is Accredited with Exemplary Standing and cares for the residents of Sarnia- Lambton in Ontario, Canada. With close to 2,500 staff, Professional Staff and volunteers, Bluewater Health provides an array of specialized acute, complex continuing care, allied health and ambulatory care services. State-of-the-art facilities, which opened in 2010, contribute to Bluewater Health’s Mission: We create exemplary healthcare experiences for patients and families every time. For more information about Bluewater Health, visit www.bluewaterhealth.ca.
Awarepoint, a proven leader in Real-time Locating Systems (RTLS), offers Location as a Service (LaaS) as an integrated bundle of breakthrough technology, software, and managed services that enable healthcare organizations to optimize their performance, maximize efficiency, and reduce demand on staff resources. Awarepoint’s Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and Wi-Fi location-based services not only provides location accuracy and contextual awareness but also enables actionable communications, improves processes, and supports ROI decisions through analytical data. Awarepoint’s superior RTLS technology addresses a number of use cases, including mobile wayfinding, asset management, caregiver enablement, and proactive workflow improvements. For more information, visit www.awarepoint.com.