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…

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…

Singapore General Hospital’s new bed management system shortens waiting time for beds

News articles (summary), September 2012:   Singapore General Hospital (SGH) implemented the world’s largest bed management system based on radio frequency identification (RFID) technology in May 2009. The system allows hospital staff to check patient status and search for suitable beds electronically in real time. With this system, the time from the moment a patient is charged to…

Singapore General Hospital improves bed management with automated system

 Hospital IT Europe, article (summary), summer 2010: To better manage bed resources, Singapore General Hospital deployed the Eclipsys patient flow software in integration with wireless patient location tracking system from Cadi Scientific. The integrated system significantly improved operational efficiency in patient flow from admission to discharge. In particular, it reduced daily average overflow by 12%,…