Tag Archives: System

Texas Health saves $412,000 with real-time location system

Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas Hospital was renting and purchasing equipment frequently. THE PROBLEM Equipment expenses continued to increase. Nurses at the bedside were constantly calling and needing basic types of equipment to take care of patients. The nurses began to hoard equipment because they never knew when it may or may not be available to… Read More »

Queensland Ambulance Service launches digital system for medical emergencies

Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) has rolled out a digital system that aims to give paramedics greater access to a patient’s vital medical information in an emergency. The SafeMate emergency medical information program is under trial for Medibank customers with chronic illnesses that are living in Queensland. Patients must be enrolled under Medibank’s CareComplete chronic disease… Read More »

what3words Addressing System for Medical Uses: Interview at CES 2019

January 9th, 2019 Editors Emergency Medicine, Exclusive, Informatics, Public Health, Society Modern medicine relies a great deal on advanced technologies, but some of these technologies introduce new complications and existing systems muddy the waters further. GPS, for example, is highly accurate, but GPS coordinates are difficult to use. Old fashioned addresses, on the other hand,… Read More »