Hospital St. Louis

jessievenegas Jessie Venegas — 21/03/2008

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As an alternative to implanting electronic tracking tags in its dementia patients, the largest hospital in Luxembourg will monitor the locations of such patients using a radio frequency identification system. Hospital St. Louis has installed AeroScout Inc.'s Wi-Fi-based active RFID system to offer more protection to high-risk dementia patients. If such patients move through doors or other designated "choke points" while unaccompanied, the AeroScout Exciter tool will alert staff with real-time detection information. The tags have more than four years of battery life. These are worn by patients or attached to hospital equipment, and emit a signal which is detected and accurately located by the hospital's Unified Wireless Network. Location and status data from these tags is then sent to AeroScout's MobileView software and integrated

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LUXEMBOURG

Canton of Diekirch

Ettelbruck

120, av. Salentiny,L-9080

http://www.hsl.lu/