Balancing precision and cost in RTLS

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Balancing precision and cost in RTLS

January 25, 2021
Business Affairs Health IT

In addition to considering a solution provider’s hardware and software capabilities, opt for partners that invest in hospital success by measuring clinical and operational outcomes. By managing costs, planning for future requirements, and defining and optimizing key performance indicators (KPIs), more healthcare organizations will be able to take advantage of the benefits of a properly designed RTLS system.

About the author: Christopher Thompson, MSN, RN is the director of clinical consulting at CenTrak, a leading provider of enterprise locating and sensing solutions for the healthcare industry. For more information, visit

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The long-term partnership between CenTrak and VIZZIA Technologies has delivered reliable enterprise location services for leading healthcare organizations.

Automatic contact tracing with RTLS yields fast and accurate results. According to a Mayo Clinic study in the American Journal of Infection Control, the use of RTLS doubled the effectiveness of contact tracing for infectious disease beyond the conventional method of EMR-based contact identification.

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