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CONTENTS August 2012 Vol. 33, No. 8


Cheryl D. Parker shares best practices for integrating mobile technology into existing hospital workflows.


Kenneth Suter explains how barcoding solutions increased accuracy for


a medical equipment and oxygen respiratory supplier.


Boost in efficiency gained by


real-time capacity management provides better patient care, says John Poshywak.


August 2012 SECURITY Healthcare Information Systems Solutions since 1980 www.healthmgttech.com 10 INSIDEthe


Central Oregon’s high-tech data storage facility features cutting-edge security systems and green technology.


Security Workflow


Management


Bar Coding/RFID/ RTLS/Asset Tracking Wireless


Solutions Guide


Cover image courtesy BendBroadband Cover art design by Geoffrey Smith


ON THE COVER 6


COLUMNS 2 24


Viewpoint by Phil Colpas


Thought Leaders: Security by Mac McMillan


DEPARTMENTS 4


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Industry Watch Latest Products Index of Advertisers Wireless Solutions Guide


WORKFLOW MANAGEMENT 18


Four steps to successful mobile implementation Best practices for integrating mobile technology into existing hospital workflows.


A look inside the Vault Oregon tech partnership delivers best-in-class healthcare data security.


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BARCODING/RFID/RTLS/ASSET TRACKING A breath of fresh air


Mobile solutions increase accuracy for medical equipment and oxygen respiratory supplier.


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Positive patient identification begins at step one Affordable, high-resolution, dedicated ID card image scanners allow medical practices to start positive patient identification at the point of registration.


Palm scanners enhance patient safety Iowa’s Broadlawns Medical Center integrated the biometric system with its registration process.


Is RTLS a tipping-point technology? Boost in efficiency gained by real-time capacity management provides significant ROI, better patient care.


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