SOLUTIONSRTLS: Real Time Locating System

Discover the most advanced real-time locating system in healthcare, including different RTLS technologies. As a clinical location, automation and awareness tool, Aniventi supports the work you do with patients. Let’s find out how? Contact-us !

In healthcare, a Real-Time Location System (RTLS) is a system used to provide immediate or real-time tracking and management of medical equipment, staff and patients within all types of patient care environments. While the technology differs from using location data captured by satellite trilateration, it can be thought of as a type of “indoor navigation via Beacon or AR” for hospitals.

However, more so than just locating assets, accurate locating technology that easily integrates with other Healthcare IT solutions enables facilities to improve workflow, reduce costs and increase clinical quality. RTLS solutions comprise various tags and badges, technology platforms (RFID, Wi-Fi, Infrared, BLE, Low Frequency and others), hardware infrastructure (readers & exciters) and other components (servers, middleware & end-user software).

RTLS solutions typically include location sensors that are attached to various assets be it a patient, a staff member or a piece of equipment. Utilizing a unique ID, the system can locate the tags and give you real-time information about its positioning within the facility. Estimation-based RTLS solutions can enable tracking in a hospital’s unit or floor, whereas Aniventi is able to achieve room, bed, bay and even shelf-level tracking for true workflow automation.