Affiliated Zhongshan Hospital of Dalian University (China) uses information technology to improve service quality and efficiency

中国数字医学 (China Digital Medicine), article in Chinese (summary), March 2013: The Affiliated Zhongshan Hospital of Dalian University (China) uses information technology as part of its long-term plan to propel itself into the fast lane of the information highway. This technology was applied to sterile supplies traceability using barcodes, RFID, and mobile computing techniques; automated vital…

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%,…