Awarepoint and Skytron Roll Out Integrated RFID | Healthcare Informatics Magazine | Health IT | Information Technology Skip to content Skip to navigation

Awarepoint and Skytron Roll Out Integrated RFID

January 18, 2008
by root
| Reprints

San Diego-based Awarepoint Corp. and Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Skytron have rolled out Skytron Asset Manager, an integrated active RFID asset management and information resource solution designed to improve hospital patient care, enhance staff productivity and better manage equipment capital and rental expense.

The product, according to the companies, incorporates operators’ instructions, maintenance manuals and parts catalogs into the asset tracking RFID platform.

Under the new partnership, Skytron’s North American network of independent distributors will sell, install and support the technology powered by Awarepoint’s ZigBee’s sensor network.



Report: Healthcare Organizations Struggle with Human Error in Securing PHI

In the first nine months of 2017, unintended disclosure accounted for 41 percent of healthcare data breach incidents, according to a report from specialist insurer Beazley.

Three More Providers Receive 2017 HIMSS Davies Awards

Three patient care organizations have received the 2017 global Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Enterprise Nicholas E. Davies Award of Excellence for healthcare technology innovations that improve patient outcomes.

Medtronic, American Well Team Up to Integrate Telehealth Capabilities

Medtronic and American Well announced a partnership to offer a telehealth solution focused on the unique needs of the complex, chronic, co-morbid patient population.

Medsphere Merges with RCM Vendor Stockell

Medsphere Systems Corp., developer of the OpenVista electronic health record, is merging with Stockell Healthcare Systems, which offers a suite of revenue cycle management tools.

Report: Insider Threats to Patient Data Remain Unnoticed

Of the reported healthcare data breach incidents that occurred in September, it took an average of 387 days for healthcare organizations to discover a breach had occurred, according to a report from cybersecurity software company Protenus.

Reports: Ex-Pharma Exec Alex Azar Emerges as Trump’s Top Pick for HHS Secretary

President Donald Trump could be on the verge of tapping Alex Azar, a former pharmaceutical industry executive and George W. Bush administration official, as the next HHS Secretary, according to media reports.