SOURCE: AeroScout

AeroScout

August 09, 2011 08:00 ET

Celebration Health Showcases AeroScout Healthcare Visibility Solutions

New Patient Tower a 'Living Laboratory' Highlighting How AeroScout's Wi-Fi RTLS Solutions Improve Hospital Operations, Care and Patient Experience

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 9, 2011) - Florida Hospital's Celebration Health and AeroScout, the leading provider of Unified Asset Visibility solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced that they will be showcasing AeroScout's market leading Wi-Fi Real-Time Location System (RTLS) and its broad range of healthcare applications in live production in Celebration Health's new patient tower, scheduled to open on August 11.

Celebration Health is a state-of-the-art hospital known for innovation and excellence in healthcare. It is part of the Florida Hospital network and the Adventist Health System, which operates 44 hospitals in 10 southeastern states. Both Florida Hospital and Adventist Health System are existing Temperature Monitoring customers of AeroScout. The new tower was designed to be a 'living laboratory' of innovation, serving as a model for the global healthcare industry on the latest developments in patient experience and safety, as well as staff efficiency.

"All of the technology, solutions and architectural design elements in the new tower have been researched extensively to ensure that the highest standards for patient safety and patient experience are met," said Herb Keller, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Florida Hospital. "AeroScout is the clear leader in healthcare RTLS -- it has the most robust solutions and extensive hospital experience. We're pleased to have AeroScout as the exclusive RTLS provider for Celebration Health in our effort to help improve healthcare here and around the world."

Celebration Health's new patient tower will feature AeroScout's suite of healthcare solutions integrated with the hospital's building management, hand hygiene and other systems. Applications that will be live when the tower opens include:

  • Asset Tracking & Management
  • Temperature & Humidity Monitoring
  • Patient & Staff Safety
  • Staff Workflow

AeroScout is the leader in Healthcare Visibility Solutions, with over 450 hospital customers worldwide. AeroScout is proud to report that in a 2010 evaluation of healthcare providers conducted by KLAS (www.KLASresearch.com), 100 percent of AeroScout customers that responded to the survey said they would purchase AeroScout again.* Its Wi-Fi RFID solutions have also received the exclusive endorsement of the American Hospital Association.

"Celebration Health is a benchmark for innovation in the healthcare industry and we're proud to be the provider of Healthcare Visibility solutions for their next-generation patient tower," said Scott McFarland, General Manager of Healthcare at AeroScout. "Together, we are not only improving care and efficiency at Celebration Health, but also helping educate the industry about the opportunities gained from Wi-Fi RTLS to improve patient experience and quality of care."

Grand Opening Event
Celebration Health will be celebrating the opening of its new tower as it embarks on the next chapter in patient care. Attendees will see live demonstrations and learn how Celebration Health is working with companies such as AeroScout and many others to transform healthcare.

  • Date: August 11, 2011
  • Time: 6:00 p.m.
  • Location: 400 Celebration Place, Celebration, Fla. 34747
  • Open to the media and public

About AeroScout
AeroScout is the global market leader in Unified Asset Visibility solutions. Customers improve operational efficiency using AeroScout products that leverage standard Wi-Fi networks to track and manage the location, condition and status of mobile assets and people. AeroScout's customer base consists of leading hospital, manufacturing, mining and logistics organizations, including many of the Fortune 500. The company invented the first Wi-Fi-based Active RFID tag, and today is widely recognized as leading the market in number of deployments. Headquartered in Redwood City, California, AeroScout has offices in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia and Latin America. For more information, please visit www.aeroscout.com.

*The evaluation, 2010 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards, was published in December 2010.

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