As we celebrate International Nurses Day and National Nurses Week, I reflect on the act of nursing both as a nurse and as a patient.

In previous installments, I provided a brief history on temperature monitoring in labs and blood banks, outlined four key questi

Next week, hospital and healthcare leaders from across the country will gather in Las Vegas for this year’s Patient Flow Summit.

The idea that asset management is about simply locating equipment on demand is a common misconception.

#HIMSS15 was a great success.  From the moment the show floor opened on Monday, our booth was packed with pre-scheduled meetings and demos, hospitals and health systems wanting to learn more about real-time visibility and analytics, partners looking to extend relationships, and industry analysts int

In the previous installment, I outlined four key questions that any lab or blood bank should address prior to a wireless monitoring deployment. For this installment, I'd like to share the concerns and considerations unique to blood banks:

Identifying and following the major emerging trends in Health IT is one of the chief entertainments at HIMSS.

The Internet of Things (IoT) remains a hot buzz phrase throughout the tech industry. At STANLEY Healthcare, we’ve long supported the IoT in healthcare—giving acute and senior living organizations visibility into the location and status of people and things to drive safety, security and efficiency.

From staff workflow optimization and trend discovery and analysis to enhanced audit readiness and reporting, the potential advantages of continual wireless monitoring are hard to dispute.

But before any lab, blood bank, or blood center implements wireless network-based monitoring, it’s important to work closely with Facilities, IT, and/or Biomedical partners within the organization.

This week is “National Patient Safety Awareness Week”, and the ideal time to reflect on the risks to patients and senior living care residents in healthcare facilities across the country.

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