Intelligent InSites, a provider of real-time solutions for the health care sector, has been selected to provide the enterprise-wide software solution for the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) $543 million Real Time Location System (RTLS) contract.
The five-year contract will provide 152 medical centers in the 21 Veterans Integrated Service Networks (VISNs) and seven Consolidated Medical Outpatient Pharmacy facilities with a real-time, system-wide solution to help improve operational efficiency, quality, satisfaction, and compliance.
By automatically collecting data from millions of RTLS and RFID tags on VA medical equipment, surgical instruments, and supplies, the Intelligent InSites solution will provide VA with enhanced visibility, analytics, and intelligence into its operational processes.
Initial use cases include asset management, cath lab supply management, sterile processing workflow, and automated temperature monitoring. Future use cases include patient wander management, hand hygiene monitoring, emergency department workflow, and operating room workflow.
The enterprise-wide capabilities of the Intelligent InSites platform will allow VA to monitor, benchmark, and improve system-wide operational performance and process improvement initiatives, resulting in increased healthcare efficiency and improved Veteran care.