Texoma Medical Center Selects Skytron, Powered by Awarepoint, for Their Real-time Location System (RTLS)
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. and SAN DIEGO, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Skytron Inc., a division of the KMW Group, and Awarepoint Corp. today announced Texoma Medical Center has implemented the companies' Real-time Location System (RTLS) to automatically track and manage over 200 hospital assets, as well as to monitor all visiting vendor sales representatives within the 318,000 square foot hospital facility.
"Optimizing utilization of our critical mobile assets including IV pumps, telemetry packs, wound vacs, wheelchairs and security tracking of visiting vendor sales representatives were key goals for Texoma Medical Center," said Gregg Stepp, director of supply chain operations at Texoma Medical Center. " RTLS asset tracking and management provides us a better way to deliver care, locate our assets and use them more efficiently, as well as increase security hospital-wide to ensure patient and staff safety."
With easy access to the RTLS system via a desktop icon, all authorized employees can easily locate the nearest available equipment in real-time. Wireless temperature tracking is also provided for all nourishment refrigerato