KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital and Gleneagles Hospital use mother-infant-cot RFID tagging system to ensure correct identification of babies

联合早报 (Lianhe Zaobao), news article in Chinese (extract, translated), October 8, 2013: To avoid mistakes in matching mother and baby, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital and Gleneagles have rolled out a three-way newborn identification system linking mother, baby, and cot. This system has an added layer of identification, compared to other hospitals, because it ensures…

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%,…

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…

SGH, CGH, and KKH evaluate the use of healthcare tools

Straits Times, news article (introduction), April 15, 2009: Singapore General Hospital, Changi General Hospital, and KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital have been evaluating the use of several healthcare tools, namely, a bedside mobile workstation, a vital signs monitoring system, a mobile X-ray image retrieval system, a patient bedside terminal, and an electronic dental recording system….

Trial at Singapore General Hospital uses wireless sensors to automatically monitor patients’ temperature and locations

Straits Times, news articles (extract), February 28, 2006:   Singapore General Hospital (SGH) is transforming the way doctors and nurses monitor patients’ temperatures and movements — reducing paperwork and the need of labour-intensive records. In a $100,000 trial that began last Monday, patients in the orthopaedic ward are each tagged with 30mm diameter ThermoSensor disc…