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Southeast Alabama MC Upgrades RTLS

October 9, 2009
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Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC), a 370-bed regional hospital in Dothan, Ala., is upgrading its Ekahau (Reston, Va.) RTLS to include temperature monitoring of its refrigerators and freezers.

SAMC deployed Ekahau RTLS earlier in the year to track critical clinical assets, such as infusion pumps and patient monitors over its Cisco Unified Wireless network. From this initial asset tag deployment, SAMC expects to grow the RTLS system to track several thousand assets, says the company. The Wireless Temperature Monitoring and Management solution leverages the customer's existing Wi-Fi network and requires no proprietary or interfering infrastructure add-ons, it touts.



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