Virginia Hospital Selects RTLS | Healthcare Informatics Magazine | Health IT | Information Technology Skip to content Skip to navigation

Virginia Hospital Selects RTLS

December 5, 2008
by root
| Reprints

Mary Washington Hospital of Fredericksburg, Va., which is part of MediCorp Health System, has selected Morrisville, N.C.-based RadarFind Real Time Location System (RTLS) to track the location and status of mobile medical equipment.

Using an asset tag, the company says in addition to location, its system provides detailed information on the status of equipment: available, in-use or needs cleaning/sterilization. The company also claims the status tag provides accurate equipment utilization information to help hospitals budget for new equipment expenditures. RadarFind says its system operates independently of a hospital’s critical WiFi network, utilizing synchronous multiple input/multiple output (MIMO) technology.

Mary Washington is a 442-bed regional hospital that provides cardiac, neurosurgery, trauma and other tertiary care while continuing to serve the community’s acute care needs.



Community Data Sharing: Eight Recommendations From San Diego

A learning guide focuses on San Diego’s experience in building a community health information exchange and the realities of embarking on a broad community collaboration to achieve better data sharing.

HealthlinkNY’s Galanis to Step Down as CEO

Christina Galanis, who has served as president and CEO of HealthlinkNY for the past 13 years, will leave her position at the end of the year.

Email-Related Cyber Attacks a Top Concern for Providers

U.S. healthcare providers overwhelmingly rank email as the top source of a potential data breach, according to new research from email and data security company Mimecast and conducted by HIMSS Analytics.

Former Health IT Head in San Diego County Charged with Defrauding Provider out of $800K

The ex-health IT director at North County Health Services, a San Diego County-based healthcare service provider, has been charged with spearheading fraudulent operations that cost the organization $800,000.

Allscripts Touts 1 Billion API Shares in 2017

Officials from Chicago-based health IT vendor Allscripts have attested that the company has reached a new milestone— one billion application programming interface (API) data exchange transactions in 2017.

Dignity Health, CHI Merging to Form New Catholic Health System

Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), based in Englewood, Colorado, and San Francisco-based Dignity Health officially announced they are merging and have signed a definitive agreement to combine ministries and create a new, nonprofit Catholic health system.