Real-time Surveillance System helps A Hospital Fight Against The Coronavirus Pandemic

Inside A Hospital’s Fight Against The Coronavirus Pandemic | CNA inside | Sep 13, 2020 An article featuring the Singapore National Centre for Infectious Disease (NCID) was published by “CNA inside” on 13 Sep 2020 entitled “Inside a hospital’s fight against the Coronavirus Pandemic”. In the article, the real-time location tracking and contact tracing surveillance…

Managing COVID-19: The TTSH Experience

By Dean Koh | HealthITNews | May 26, 2020 Technologies adopted to tackle the COVID-19 situation at TTSH included the Staff Surveillance System (S3), Command, Control and Communications (C3) system and a real time location system (RTLS). Read the full article at HealthITNews Extracts from HealthITNews: One of the innovations that has come into play during…

Continuous Vital Signs Monitoring for COVID-19 Patients

As the Covid-19 pandemic sweeps across the world, confirmed cases in Singapore will grow over the next few months, thus increasing the number of isolated patients that require close monitoring. This will result in higher demand for clinical resources. Technologies for automating vitals signs taking will help to ensure that patients are effectively monitored, keeping…

Sengkang General Hospital wins Asian Hospital Management Excellence Award 2019

12 September 2019, Gala Night at Hospital Management Asia in Hanoi, Vietnam. Sengkang General Hospital (Singapore) is the 2019 Excellence Award Winner for Asian Hospital Management Awards under the category “Innovations in Healthcare Technology Project” for using its new real time location system (RTLS) for effective central asset management. By centrally managing hospital-wide mobile assets with…

National Centre for Infectious Diseases uses RTLS to boost capabilities

NCID MEDIA RELEASE | NCID.SG, 7 Sep 2019: The National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) was officially opened today by Minister for Health Mr Gan Kim Yong. NCID houses clinical services, public health functions, outbreak training, public education and community engagement in outbreak readiness under one roof to enable a comprehensive and integrated approach to handling…

Wearable Continuous Vital Signs Monitors for NUH and TTSH General Ward Patients

Cadi Scientific won the NHG Healthcare Supplier Awards 2017 for productivity improvement (merit award). The poster is entitled “World’s First Wearable Continuous Vital Signs Monitors for NUH and TTSH General Ward Patients” shown below. To improve patient safety in general wards while reducing nurses’ workload, Cadi Scientific has introduced and implemented the continuous vital signs…

Korea’s Kangnam Hospital uses RFID at outpatient center to shorten waiting time

Korea’s Kangnam Hospital has deployed an intelligent queue management system based on radio frequency identification (RFID) at its outpatient center. Every patient who registers at the center is issued an integrated active-passive RFID tag, which identifies the patient and provides the patient’s location. The patient is also assigned a locker, which can be locked or…