With our trusted solutions and proven outcomes, Awarepoint continues to expand its RTLS footprint throughout the healthcare sector to customers that include major integrated delivery networks, prestigious teaching institutions, premiere independent facilities and military medical centers, including some of the best, most recognized hospitals in the U.S. such as:
Texoma Medical Center
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Thornton Hospital at UCSD Medical Center
Thornton Hospital specifically sought a solution to address several persistent problems relating to asset management. Thornton selected Awarepoint and experienced an immediate savings in capital expenditures for IV pumps of $450,000 and infusion pump rental fees savings that exceed $72,000 per year.
UCSF Medical Center: Tracking Assets to Improve OR Efficiency
Administrators at UCSF Medical Center felt the Operating Room could especially benefit from a real-time location system (RTLS). One of the primary drivers was the hospital’s need to meet regulatory requirements necessitating halls be kept clear of equipment. Additional drivers for RTLS included operational efficiency (eliminating low value time spent looking for equipment) and financial savings. After a rigorous process, the Awarepoint Real-time Awareness Solution® was chosen. The hospital experienced time savings searching for equipment among OR staff, inventory spot checking has been eliminated and capital expense redundancy savings equal $248,000 for only 2 inventory items in the OR.
Spectrum Health System hospital leaders sought a solution to manage over 5,300 hospital assets throughout its Grand Rapids, MI, downtown and cross town campuses
The first challenge addressed by Spectrum Health’s RTLS deployment was tracking equipment that requires preventive maintenance. According to Robert Rinck, Director of Clinical Engineering for Spectrum Health System, “patient safety is priority #1″.
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