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 named a winner for its automated patient flow system

Microsoft News Center, news release (extract), March 2, 2010: Winner for Best Use of Clinical Records — Inpatient Singapore General Hospital/Integrated Health Information Systems (SingHealth) selected Eclipsys Sunrise Patient Flow and CADI Scientific to couple its workflow‐based patient flow platform with radio frequency identification and real-time location system, optimizing and automating patient flow from the…