The Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust in the UK has recently signed an agreement with Getinge and Lyngsoe Systems for an innovative GS1 compliant track and trace solution for hospital equipment and assets.
The solution, which includes both passive RFID (radio frequency identification) and active RTLS (real-time location system), is designed to increase the tracking scalability and flexibility at the NHS Trust’s three hospitals, helping staff to monitor the location of hospital equipment and assets across all sites.
Being GS1 compliant, the platform as provided by Getinge and Lyngsoe Systems is designed to increase operating efficiency, patient safety, levels of service, visibility, while reducing purchasing costs on various asset groups.
“The selection as partner provides us with an exciting opportunity to contribute to the UK healthcare system – we look forward to contributing to innovation in close collaboration with Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust and Getinge,” said Lyngsoe Systems’ Sales Manager – Palle Madsen.
“Scalable, flexible and efficient track & trace solutions like this not only increase efficiency of employees and safety of citizens, but also free up time, which can be spent caring for and treating patients,” Madsen added.
About Getinge Getinge is a leading global provider of products and systems that contribute to quality enhancement and cost efficiency within healthcare and life sciences, which employ more than 15,500 people, and have operations in 41 countries. www.getinge.com/int
About Lyngsoe Systems Lyngsoe Systems has been a world leader in the field of cutting-edge electronic logistics control for over 40 years and are leading within radio frequency identification (RFID) technology. They are renowned for innovation, out-of-the-box thinking and the ability to put ideas into practice.
With a proven track record of more than 3,700 installations in 59 countries, several hundreds of these being in the UK with customers like Royal Mail and Diageo, the Lyngsoe Systems team can demonstrate extensive experience in customer process knowledge, solution design, software development, integration, service and maintenance. In addition, we offer complete project management and consultancy services in any local, regional or even global setting. www.lyngsoesystems.com