Issue No.02 - March/April (2011 vol.13)
Cindy Notobartolo , Johns Hopkins Med., MD, USA
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MITP.2011.31
Real-time location systems can help hospitals execute a coordinated response during a disaster. However, before implementing an RTLS in such a setting, management must consider the various technologies and the associated benefits, drawbacks, and challenges.
navigation, biomedical communication, disasters, RTLS, real-time location systems, hospital emergency response, disaster, Hospitals, Real time systems, Surges, IEEE 802.11 Standards, Radio frequency, Wireless LAN, Interference, Disaster management, information technology, RTLS, Real-Time Location System, active RFID, disaster response, emergency response, patient tracking, asset tracking, process improvement
Ivor D'Souza, Wei Ma, Cindy Notobartolo, "Real-Time Location Systems for Hospital Emergency Response", IT Professional, vol.13, no. 2, pp. 37-43, March/April 2011, doi:10.1109/MITP.2011.31