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RTLS for tracking patients in hospitals

Tracking patients in hospitals with RTLS devices can enhance the hospital experience through a hospital asset tracking solution. Surgical site infections cause significant morbidity and mortality in the postoperative period. The opening of the operating room door disrupts its filtered atmosphere, increasing contamination above the wound. We conducted a study of traffic in the operating room as a risk for infections. This is an observational study of recorded behaviors in the operating room. Data collected included the number of people entering/exiting, the role of these individuals, and the cause of the event. A total of 3071 door openings were recorded in 28 cases. Traffic varied from 19 to 50 events per hour across specialties – according to a study

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RTLS for tracking patients in hospitals

RTLS patient tracking tags

With advances in wireless communication, the industry is moving towards Bluetooth Low Energy devices which offer more flexibility and functions when compared to RFID patient tracking systems. Our RTLS solutions for tracking patients offer accuracy of 5 square meters and do not require any wiring. The easy-to-deploy surgery workflow tracking can also be used to understand the physical activity of the patient in old age homes.

Tracking patients in hospitals

Dispensers utilize electronics to capture hand-cleaning activity on a group basis, as opposed to requiring employees to wear a badge and be tracked individually. It draws on an evidence-based, statistically valid algorithm that determines how many times workers should have cleaned their hands, based on hospital-specific data such as a number of patients in the unit and nurse-to-staff patient ratio, to derive a compliance rate.

Hospital patient tracking systems

Hospital preventive maintenance monitoring made easy –  Improving the patient experience and safety includes that of scheduling and planning maintenance and repair activities, tracking availability of critical spares, implement panic button to handle emergency situations using a well oiled CMMS software which helps in increasing the longevity of high value medical equipment and reducing the cost of repairs.

RTLS for hospital patient tracking systems – wait time measurement tools

Departments such as orthopedics, cardiology, and gynecology can implement measurement matrices easily. Patients can be given beacons to measure the time spend in each of the departments – The final outcomes can be used as a yardstick for patient experience management analytics. How do hospitals measure patient safety?

Digital twin in healthcare solutions is deployed in stores, operation theaters, wards & casualty departments. Temperature, humidity, door opening, and intruder detection to aid infection control in hospitals. Read about our subsidiary company that builds eye hospital management software.

Call us to deploy our wireless solutions of RTLS patient tracking in hospitals, RTLS platform for hospital patient tracking systems, stores inventory management, CMMS software for preventive maintenance planning and scheduling.

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Industry 4.0 Director
Duleep Sahadevan - Founder and director at Ripples. Bringing nearly 7 years of expertise in understand and building technology solutions for Industry 4.0