Return to Civility: 3 Healthcare Institutions Respond

Three healthcare institutions have created programs to improve civility using a variety of tools. Each addresses a different source of unruly behavior; patient-on-staff, staff-on-patient, and staff-on-staff.

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Legislation Underway to Deter Workplace Violence in Healthcare

To protect healthcare workers on the front lines and reverse an increase in assaults, the US House passed the Workplace Violence Protection for Healthcare and Social Services Act (H.R. 1195).

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Top 25 Healthcare Assets Most Frequently Tracked

The AiRISTA Flow Real-Time Location System uses Wi-Fi & BLE asset tags and the AiRISTA Flow Unified Vision™ software platform to automate inventory management and par level monitoring.

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BLE Location tracking expected to grow at 32% CAGR

The Bluetooth SIG 2021 Market Update has been released and highlights location tracking as a leading area for growth.

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Some of the Exciting Features of sofia

Glimpse the intuitive features that help make real time health systems accessible to everyone in the organization.

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Sneak Peek at Emerging BLE Technology

Phase-based ranging will give BLE advantages in terms of cost and infrastructure simplicity over other wireless technologies with similar accuracy. 

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The Personalities of AiRISTA Flow

Meet the people of AiRISTA Flow - the personalities behind the emails and Zoom sessions.

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3 Rules For an Active Shooter Response Plan

There were over 150 hospital shootings in the US from 2000-2011 according to a report by the Annals of Emergency Medicine study “Hospital-based Shootings in the United States: 2000-2011”. Shootings occurred in 40 states resulting in 235 injured...

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7 Best Practices to Reduce Employee Exposure to Workplace Violence for Healthcare Providers

The statistics paint a grim picture.

  • Nursing assistant injury rate due to violence doubled from 2012 to 2014 (CA Dept of State Hospitals)
  • 1 in 4 nurses have been assaulted by patients (ID Dept of Mental Health)
  • 75% of workplace violence occurs...
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Beyond Technology: Developing a Plan to Improve Patient Throughput

In the simplest sense of patient throughput, wireless technology can track the paths and wait times of patients through a care facility. However, to get the full value of patient throughput initiatives, wireless technology needs to be part of a...

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