SOURCE: Awarepoint

Awarepoint

February 23, 2016 16:16 ET

Awarepoint Showcases the Industry's First Wi-Fi Managed BLE Beacon

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 23, 2016) - Real time locating systems (RTLS) based on Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)/Wi-Fi is quickly becoming a driving force behind the Internet of Things (IoT) in healthcare. Awarepoint is the first in the market with a RTLS BLE/Wi-Fi platform. The company will showcase its Location as a Service at HIMSS in Las Vegas on Mar 1-3, 2016. The Awarepoint booth is located in Exhibit Hall C, booth number 4468.

"Awarepoint's superior solution impacts health systems through a variety of care anywhere applications, including mobile wayfinding, asset management, caregiver enablement, patient engagement, and proactive workflow improvements, all supported on the same platform," stated Tim Roche, President and CEO of Awarepoint. "The solution is built on the industry's first Wi-Fi managed enterprise-wide BLE beacon infrastructure ensuring consistent performance and reliability."

Take a tour of the Intelligent Medical Home (i-HOME) and Intelligent Hospital at the Intelligent Health Pavilion in Exhibit Hall G, and get a first-hand experience of how Awarepoint is enhancing care team coordination, improving patient experiences, and changing how patients stay connected with their care teams. Relevant use cases that will be showcased include:

  • Staff locating using Bluetooth mobile device to enable escalations and notifications
  • Staff locating using Bluetooth mobile device to enable identification upon room entry
  • In-home patient location monitoring

Join Awarepoint in the Intelligent Health Pavilion Innovation Theater on Mar 3 at 10:45 AM to hear how healthcare organizations can pair data analytics with IoT to improve patient experiences, and gain access to the information they need in real-time to improve operational efficiency, care delivery and outcomes. Healthcare IoT applications discussed include mobile wayfinding using Blue Dot to help patients and visitors navigate hospitals, enable caregiver and care team mobile presence, and drive advanced interactive patient experiences.

About Awarepoint
Awarepoint, a proven leader in Real-time Locating Systems (RTLS), offers Location as a Service (LaaS) as an integrated bundle of breakthrough technology, software, and managed services that enable healthcare organizations to optimize their performance, maximize efficiency, and reduce demand on staff resources. Awarepoint's Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and Wi-Fi location-based services not only provides location accuracy and contextual awareness but also enables actionable communications, improves processes, and supports ROI decisions through analytical data. Awarepoint's superior RTLS technology addresses a number of use cases, including mobile wayfinding, asset management, caregiver enablement, and proactive workflow improvements. For more information, visit www.awarepoint.com.