Tag: Hospital Tracking

Bluetooth and IoT in Healthcare Facilities

Bluetooth Low Energy and the IoT in Healthcare Facilities According to the Australian Institute for Health and Welfare, more than A$170 billion was spent on healthcare during 2016 and 2017. A$69.1 billion of that was spent on hospital visits. There are 701 public hospitals across Australia that provide around 61,000 beds, with the 30 main...

Bluetooth Mesh Improves Equipment Tracking

Bluetooth Mesh Improves Equipment Tracking Hospitals are busy. According to the Bureau of Health Information, NSW hospitals are the busiest in Australia, primarily for elective surgeries and in emergencies. They saw more than 714,100 people between January and March of 2018 with Western Sydney hospitals experiencing the highest traffic. Locating equipment, like defibrillators, nebulisers and...