asset management

AAMI 2017: What Advancements Will This Year Bring?

A customer of our AeroScout Asset Management solution recently shared some comments on how the solution is making a material impact on efficiency and safety.

In a previous series, I explored best practices for asset management—including opportunities for better par level management. In this post, I’m excited to share our work with innovative hospitals that are tapping into the full potential of visibility and analytics solutions. One such customer is a new women’s hospital that’s using the MobileView RTLS Platform and MobileView Analytics to solve a very common challenge: distribution of clean infusion pumps.

In this three-part series, I am discussing some exciting use cases for real-time location system (RTLS) technology in senior living communities.

Over the past several blog posts in this series, we’ve covered a lot of ground in asset management —from rental and recall management to order fulfillment, inventory management and integration with a CMMS. Now it’s time for our final best practice: Analytics.

For hospitals, par level management is about determining minimum and, in some cases, maximum thresholds for each category of equipment or supplies that a unit, floor or department needs. With that understanding, they can implement processes to ensure that those resources never go above or below the par levels.

Nearly every hospital rents equipment—and most have some compelling opportunities to improve operational efficiency.

Inventory shrinkage: It’s the difference between what booked inventory shows a hospital should have on hand and what a physical inventory count confirms is, in fact, there. As medical devices become smaller and more mobile, there is almost always a significant gap between those two numbers. The challenge of shrinkage is more pressing than ever.

In our blog series addressing best practices in healthcare asset management, so far we’ve covered preventive maintenance, recall management

STANLEY Healthcare is so lucky to have customers like Deaconess Gateway Hospital, who recently provided us with two video testimonials on the efficiency and financial benefits of telemetry pack and IV pump tracking using the AeroScout