How did a Danish Hospital keep up with constantly evolving healthcare systems? June 3th, 2019
In Denmark they are building the first of several “super” hospitals. The first super hospital being built will be capable of holding 4000 patients daily and having 9500 employees. These hospitals will have the latest technology with the state-of-the-art equipment to keep up with constantly evolving healthcare systems.
But why super hospitals are needed so much?
Hospitals today are having multiple issuessuch asshortage of staff, safety,andinabilityto locate resources. And with the high demands of patients in hospitals, there is a request toameliorate these issues.RFID is a key resource to solving these issues in hospitals.
Nurses are not the only ones that are struggling with the high demands that they must achieve each day, but all essential hospital physicians are battling to keep up. Mosthospitalfacilities have asset tracking to help keep track on hospital resources, from equipment to medication. But are these tracking systems accurate and easy to use for the staff?Staffisspending toomuch timetrying to locate resources daily.
In the hospital being built in Aarhus, Denmarkthe challenge was to create a way of tracking and locating staff, medical equipment, samples, and medication. In order to solve this,a RFID solution was deployed throughout the new hospital.Withthissolution efficiencywill beincreasedand anythingcan be located,with a click of a button.
Studies have shown that hospitals purchase up to 20% more portable medical equipment than needed due to the fact theclinicianscan never find the needed apparatus. With the use ofRFID,the number of products the hospitalpurchaseswill be reducedasstaffwill be able to locate the needed equipmenteffortlessly and cut down on costs.At the same time, the nearest specialised doctor will befound fast, ensuring that way the best patient care in an emergency.
Does a new and improved RFID system sound like the perfect tool for your hospital?
Then with RFID readers by Zebra you can significantly improve your hospital!Zebra Technologieswascommissioned to deploy the new RFID solution at the new hospitalin Denmark.WithZebrayou are not only getting acostefficient,fail-safe system,but it also reduces the risk of error.The new super hospital used theFX7500 RFID readers, which provide a reliable and accuratesystemthatcontributes to improving patient care and helping staff optimize productivity.Click hereto read more aboutthe Danishsuper hospitalcase.ContactBlueStar Europeto get your ownRFID solution!
Samantha is BlueStar's Digital Media Specialist, and the primary contributing writer for VartechNation.
Previously, she has worked as a Public Relations Associate and a Social Media Manager.