Take a look at these shocking statistics:
- The usage rate on mobile medical equipment is 50 percent; yet critical care equipment is overstocked by 20 to 30 percent
- 20 percent of medical equipment cannot be located for use, inspections or preventative maintenance and 75 percent of this missing equipment is re-ordered because it is needed, but cannot be found.
- Nursing staff spend an average of 60 minutes per shift searching for equipment, patients and other colleagues. This equates to $4,000 per day in staff time.
Time spent searching for staff members or equipment can be reallocated to be additional time spent with patients.
Organizations using RFID Tracking Systems experience vast benefits.
Caregivers do not have to waste time searching for staff members or equipment, allowing them to be more efficient with their time.
Efficient Staff Assignments
The administrator can quickly and easily see which staff members are available to provide care by simply looking at any nurse console or networked PC, eliminating the need to physically track down staff members.
Equipment Cost Savings
Facilities do not need to purchase or rent extra equipment to compensate for devices that cannot be found on the floor.
Automatic Registration/Call Cancel
Upon entering a room with IR sensors, staff members who are wearing an IR locator badge are automatically registered, and the call is cancelled. This saves you time and allows other staff members to see their location in real time