Real-time Location Systems are booming in healthcare, and federal healthcare facilities are taking notice. RTLS is used in healthcare to locate mobile equipment, manage patient flow and impact staff productivity and offers one of the most promising solutions to a broad range of long-standing process and workflow problems. Awarepoint, along with the following partners, have jointly developed a Federal Health Technology Alliance to meet the needs of VA and Department of Defense federal health facilities.
For more information on Real-time Location Systems for federal health facilities, contact Vice Admiral Harold Koenig, MD at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Awarepoint provides the real-time locating network infrastructure for the Alliance. Awarepoint’s real-time location systems (RTLSs) include its real-time awareness platform, firmware, active RFID tags, sensors, and bridges. Awarepoint’s technologies collect raw sensor data and transform that data into high-value positioning information to add location awareness to meet the needs of VA and Department of Defense healthcare applications.
ICS provides logistics management for the Alliance. Founded in 2003 by technology specialists, ICS has proven experience in Information Technology (IT) support services utilizing state-of-the-art technology solutions ranging from application development and large scale enterprise systems engineering to world class network integration capabilities. A certified MBE, SDB and 8(a) small business, ICS is a proven and qualified Government provider of services and solutions offering full support and quality customer care.
Shipcom is the software application provider for the Alliance. Shipcom provides identification and tracking solutions that include advanced and hybrid Auto-ID technologies (AIDC), designed to address the two key healthcare challenges of ensuring patient safety & increasing operational efficiency. Shipcom’s x2 / Care suite of healthcare solutions is designed on an adaptive framework enabling multiple technologies to integrate real-time data across a hospital’s disparate infrastructure. Shipcom has more than eleven years experience in developing composite mobility and RFID applications for operational visibility, workflow simplification, real-time dashboards, and process rules management for world-class enterprises.
Vet-Fed functions as the program manager for the Alliance. Vet-Fed Resources is a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Business (SDVOB) headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia. Vet-Fed partners bring expertise in federal health and medical programs, veterans’ affairs, emergency preparedness and response, acquisitions planning, and staffing solutions. With broad expertise in civilian agencies and DoD, Vet-Fed Resources offers innovative and responsive management and technical solutions to today’s most pressing problems.