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….

Tan Tock Seng Hospital uses RFID to monitor patients’ temperature

RFID Journal, article (extract), January 28, 2009: One of Singapore’s busiest health-care facilities finds that the system improves patient care, reduces labor costs and provides better clinical data. Tan Tock Seng Hospital first rolled out radio frequency identification technology in 2007 to track more than 1,200 patients throughout its facility, and to be able to…

RFID technology enhances patient care and resource utilization at Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Hospital IT Europe, article (extract), autumn 2008:   The award-winning implementation of CADI RFID technology by Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, resulted in improved patient flow, better bed management process and resource utilization … Benefits of SmartSense that TTSH highlighted include … Nursing teams on wards are now able to anticipate and better manage their workload…

Tan Tock Seng Hospital publishes findings on a wireless temperature monitoring device

Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore; abstract (extract); October 2006:   In the era of epidemics, temperature monitoring is crucial in determining the rate of infection and evaluating treatment plan. This revolutionary new wireless temperature monitoring device, which is able to detect skin temperature continuously, will minimise contact with patients, and enable the analysis of trends in body temperature to aid…

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…