30 April Tracking of Infants in a Hospital April 30, 2021 By Gina Wurms healthcare |server based|, |Bluetooth Low Energy| 0 A tracking solution for newborns in the hospital provides additional safety for parents and infants. At a glance infants wear wristbands with cut-off alert localization of newborns at relevant checkpoints automatic alerting of personnel Problem Definition In the day-to-day work of a hospital, it is not possible to monitor newborn children every single minute. The use of technology can help solve this problem and, for example, prevent infant abductions. Solution In order to provide additional security for newborns and parents in the maternity ward, a tracking solution can be implemented. For this purpose, the newborn wears a beacon wristband on their ankle. Minew Beacon Wristband Minew's B9 wristband is particularly well suited for this application as it allows cut-off notifications and is highly durable against external impacts. The solution provides twofold security for families and the hospital. First, the wristband has a cut-off alert. If it is cut off or ripped off, an alarm is automatically triggered and staff are notified. In addition, receiver hardware is located at relevant checkpoints in the hospital to detect wristbands in the vicinity. In this way, it can be determined at any time whether a child is in the nursery or near an exit. If the latter is the case, an automated notification can be sent directly to the staff and prompt intervention is possible. Technical Implementation Bluetooth Low Energy beacon wristbands are attached to the children's ankles. The beacons emit signals that are received by infsoft Locator Nodes. From there, the information is sent to the infsoft LocAware platform® where the data is intelligently processed. Triggers and actions can be defined via infsoft Automation. If a beacon bracelet is detected near an exit, an alert can be sent automatically to the responsible personnel. Use Case PDF for Download Get the white paper for free Great introduction to the topic of indoor positioning Download Related Articles Tracking of Endoscopes in Hospitals With an asset tracking solution, endoscopes in hospitals can be reliably located and inventoried. It also serves to prevent theft. Read More Indoor Navigation and Asset Tracking in Hospitals In healthcare facilities, the use of an intelligent tracking system allows for asset localization as well as wayfinding throughout the hospital building. Read More Tracking Solution with Information Display for Hospital Beds A tracking solution with E-Ink display ensures the proper condition of hospital beds, facilitates the work of hospital staff and enables a smooth process flow. Read More Patient Monitoring and Tracking in Hospitals With the help of an Indoor Positioning System (IPS) a complete monitoring of the vital signs of a patient without data loss and additional set-up times can be guaranteed. This increases safety and ensures better patient and staff satisfaction. Read More Indoor Tracking of Patients in Hospitals Using an indoor positioning system (IPS) and condition sensors, hospital staff can check whether bedridden patients are getting out of their sleeping position and leaving bed. In addition, the system offers the possibility of detecting a patient's fall and intervening immediately. Read More Positioning and Condition Monitoring of Hospital Beds By using infsoft Tracking and Analytics, it is possible to track the condition of hospital beds in addition to determining their position. This has a positive effect on the workflows in a hospital. Read More Comments are closed.