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Oregon Hospital Automates Tracking in Cardio Unit

March 4, 2009
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Providence St. Vincent Medical Center (PSVMC), part of the Providence Health and Services Oregon network, has deployed the Amelior ORTracker system from Charlotte, N.C.-based Patient Care Technology Systems, a subsidiary of Consulier Engineering, Inc.

According to the company, the Amelior system was implemented in the Providence Heart and Vascular Institute, the largest provider of cardiac services in the Pacific Northwest and one of the nation’s premier cardiac centers. The web-based tracking software automatically identifies the location of people and equipment and the care progression of patients, it says.

PSVMC is part of Providence Health and Services Oregon, a not-for-profit network of hospitals, health plans, physicians, clinics and affiliated health services.

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