Intelligent Locations Inc. reached to QUALITANCE to build a solution for real-time tracking and visualization of equipment and people (patients and personnel) in hospital areas. A solution component is focusing on providing friends and family with a transparent instant status of the patient.
The HIPAA compliant system would provide real-time status and localization of patients undergoing treatment. For the first time in the history of hospitals, COOs would be able to understand the correct utilization rate of their facilities, and attach real-life metrics to the hospital workflows.
We built the proof-of-technology prototype in two days, then started developing the pilot project, using BLE (Bluetooth low energy) trackers and mobile phones. After identifying the best hardware solution, we started developing the full IoT solution. We translated the solution into easy-to-read statuses, then we automated the installation process and generalized it.
For friends and families of patients, we created an intuitive, user-friendly hybrid app. Customer surveys reported a significant increase in satisfaction for friends and relatives who can now be informed at any time about the location of a patient, receive alerts whenever it changes, and messages from the assigned doctor.