RTLS primer to educate top administrators and decision-makers at US. Department of Veterans Affairs' 150-plus medical centers
ATLANTA, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Awarepoint Corporation, the leading provider of real-time location system (RTLS) solutions for hospitals, announced today that its vice president - government business development, Chris Doran will present an educational primer on RTLS technology at 2:45 p.m., June 1 at the VHA Real Time Location Systems Conference 2011 in Atlanta. The company also will demonstrate its RTLS solutions at Booth #205.
In a talk entitled, "RTLS Technology Appropriateness," Doran will discuss how RTLS technologies work, what hospitals should look for when evaluating systems, and how to leverage and use them appropriately to improve clinical workflow. He also will describe benefits and costs associated with the solutions, which are used to better locate and track equipment, and enhance patient flow, quality of care, patient safety, and cost efficiencies.
The conference, which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, will be attended by approximately 350 individuals representing all of the VA's Veterans Integrated Service Networks, which are comprised of more than 150 medical centers nationwide. Attendees will include clinical and administrative staff, biomedical engineers, system redesign coordinators, logistics managers and IT personnel.
"The VHA RTLS Conference is one of our industry's most important events," Doran said. "It brings together decision-makers from throughout the VA, which operates one of the two largest healthcare systems in the nation, and I am looking forward to increasing their awareness of how RTLS supports more efficient and cost effective care."
About Awarepoint Corporation
San Diego-based Awarepoint is the world's leading supplier of real-time location systems (RTLS) that hospitals use to track, monitor, and optimize the utilization and workflow of personnel, patients, and equipment. These proven solutions with 133 hospital client sites, 158,700 asset tags under management, and 48,433,515 square feet of RTLS network coverage, enable clinicians and administrators to improve quality of care, efficiency, productivity, and processes more easily and cost effectively. For more information, visit www.awarepoint.com/.