4 Reasons Why Time Matters in Healthcare Environments
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4 Reasons Why Time Matters in Healthcare Environments

Facility Team’s state-of-the art tracking software helps keep equipment, spaces, and even employees organized: thus saving time when time is of the essence. Here are the top 4 reasons why time matters in the healthcare industry: Urgent Patient Care. The most obvious instance in which every second counts is urgent patient care. Cardiovascular emergencies, severe…

Reducing Preventable Deaths in Hospitals
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Reducing Preventable Deaths in Hospitals

One of the most tragic occurrences that hospitals experience are preventable patient deaths. Unfortunately, as the New York Times recently reported, such tragedies are all too common. Perhaps even more disturbingly, the problems leading to such tragedies are systemic. Until hospital management across the country makes a concerted effort to address the problems that lead…

3 Challenges Facing the Healthcare Industry
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3 Challenges Facing the Healthcare Industry

New technology and an increasing public awareness of the importance of preventative care promise to create an exciting future in the world of healthcare. Unfortunately, many challenges still remain–and even the positive changes in the industry pose challenges themselves. Here are four perennial challenges that the healthcare industry must always strive to overcome. 1. Managing…

3 Reasons to Monitor Medication
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3 Reasons to Monitor Medication

Advanced location tracking and monitor systems such as the BlueTooth system offered by Facility Team can perform many vital functions in the realm of hospital management–from keeping tabs on the location of sensitive equipment to facilitating a coordinated response to a violent intruder. One of the most important reasons that many hospitals opt to install…

Hospitals Across the U.S. Are Hampered by the High Cost of Linen Loss
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Hospitals Across the U.S. Are Hampered by the High Cost of Linen Loss

Financially, hospitals must function like any other organization. One of the most important things that can be done to save time and money is to have a well-organized supply system, in which all inventory is monitored carefully in order to be used exactly when and where it is needed most. This is particularly true considering…

USA Today Report Shows Need for Asset Tracking
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USA Today Report Shows Need for Asset Tracking

Gossypiboma is a scenario that no patient, doctor, or hospital administrator even wants to think about. The term refers to the dangerous occurrence in which a medical sponge is left in a patient’s body after surgery. According to a report published in USA Today, it may be far more common than is currently imagined. How…

5 Concrete Ways Bluetooth Asset Tags Can Benefit Hospitals
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5 Concrete Ways Bluetooth Asset Tags Can Benefit Hospitals

Real Time Location Systems offer a number of benefits to hospitals–from saving time, to saving money, and even potentially saving lives. Here are five concrete examples of how RTLS tracking can benefit hospitals everywhere. Track items. One of the primary reasons that many organizations–including hospitals–become interested in asset tracking is the simple need to keep…

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Awaiting Bluetooth 5

Bluetooth 5 is expected in June, 2016. It will double the range and quadruple the speed of low energy Bluetooth transmissions, as well as providing significant new functionality for connectionless services like location-relevant information and navigation. By adding significantly more capacity to advertising transmissions, Bluetooth 5 will assist FacilityTeam with its mesh networking and further…