St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Ill. has selected the Amelior Tracker system from Patient Care Technology Systems to automatically track medical equipment throughout their facility.
With the Amelior Tracker system, St. John’s Hospital will start by tracking some 2,500 mobile assets including IV pumps, beds, C5 tablets, DVT equipment and feeding pumps.
Amelior Tracker will integrate with CenTrak Gen2IR active RFID tags to providing real-time medical equipment tracking, and installation is expected to be complete by the end of 2010.
Amelior Tracker is a Web-based enterprise visibility and workflow automation system that interprets asset location, maps staff and patient movements, and reports in real-time the interactions between any of these entities. It is interoperable with a variety of locating technologies including active-RFID, infrared, ultrasound, ultra-wideband, Wi-Fi and ZigBee.