We have received an unprecedented four U.S. patents for our real-time wireless location systems. Read all about our innovative RTLS solutions helping hospitals optimize revenue cycle management, improve patient safety and track supplies in our press release.
SAN DIEGO – November 15, 2011 – Awarepoint Corporation, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded the company four additional patents, which brings their total portfolio to 20 and bolsters the company’s position as the leading innovator of real-time wireless location systems (RTLS) for hospitals.
The new patents broadly cover Awarepoint’s most accurate mesh-based location algorithm to date, methods for detecting improperly sterilized medical equipment, and wireless technology architectures that drive enterprise wide visibility applications:
- Patent No. 8,033,462 for a wireless tracking system and method of automatically determining if medical and surgical supplies and equipment have been properly sterilized, helping to improve patient safety and quality of care.
- Patents No. 8,031,120 and 8,040,238 provide a process to enhance the detection of the exact location of hospital equipment and medical and surgical supplies.
- Patent No. 8,041,369 describes multiple wireless technologies that precisely track hospital workflows, improve enterprise-wide visibility, and optimize revenue cycle management. More…