SOURCE: Awarepoint Corporation

Awarepoint Corporation

June 03, 2009 13:59 ET

Awarepoint to Speak on Healthcare IT ROI at The Academy's CFO Forum

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - June 3, 2009) -


WHO:

Awarepoint, a provider of ZigBee-based real-time location solutions (RTLS) for hospitals, will participate at The Health Management Academy's Spring 2009 CFO Forum Study Group. Awarepoint CEO Jason Howe will lead a session entitled: "How RTLS Can Help Rescue Hospital Budgets." This Academy Roundtable will explore RTLS implementation success factors for operational efficiency, patient flow and patient safety that impact financial and clinical outcomes with a high and quick return-on-investment (ROI).

WHEN:

Saturday, June 6, 2009

WHERE:

Four Seasons Resort

2800 South Ocean Boulevard

Palm Beach, Florida 33480

TOPIC:

Saturday, June 6, 2009 - 9:45 AM - 10:40 AM EDT

How Real-time Location Solutions (RTLS) Help Rescue Hospital Budgets -- hosted by Jason Howe, CEO, Awarepoint Corporation

Hospitals and health systems across the country are implementing spending freezes as their budgets get tightened. Hospital administrators and staff are required to do more with less. It is exactly during these times they should deploy RTLS throughout their enterprise so patient safety and quality of care are not impacted.

Discussion Points:

The impact of RTLS on the healthcare value equation;

Immediate impact and longer term vision

RTLS financial opportunities in proactive asset management

Evaluating high and quick ROI opportunities

Reducing equipment rental costs

Increasing equipment utilization

Reducing lost, stolen and misplaced equipment

Enhancing staff productivity, efficiency and satisfaction

RTLS beyond asset management; Operating Room/Emergency Department Workflow

CONTACT: Valerie Fritz, 858.345.5009 vfritz@awarepoint.com

About Awarepoint Corporation

Awarepoint's real-time location systems (RTLSs) include its real-time awareness platform, firmware, active RFID tags, sensors, and bridges. Awarepoint's technologies collect raw sensor data and transform that data into high-value positioning information that can be used to add location awareness to a variety of healthcare, manufacturing, security and other applications. Requiring no hard wiring, Awarepoint's "plug and track" ZigBee-based wireless sensor network is a fully managed service, including hardware, software, remote monitoring and maintenance. The company is headquartered in San Diego, California and serves its hospital customers across the United States through an exclusive distribution partnership with Skytron. Track us down at www.awarepoint.com.

About The Health Management Academy

The Academy provides an open environment for the senior executives of the country's largest health systems and corporations to exchange best practices and benchmarking information, focused on increasing the quality and efficiency of care. The Academy is a knowledge source for identifying and monitoring tactical and emerging strategic issues. The Academy was formed in 1998, the same decade many of the largest health systems were created. The Academy's model of educational programming assesses the top priorities of its members, monitors the organization and development of large health system executive teams and facilitates structured interaction among its health system members. The Academy is an accredited CE provider. More information is available at www.hmacademy.com.

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