Thursday, 31 May 2012

Mingling in May

Integrated Wireless established itself as one of the top providers of mission-critical solutions at the recent 7th International Conference on Rapid Response Systems and Medical Emergency Teams showcased at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre in May.

This was the first time the conference had been held in Australia and drew healthcare experts from all over the world. We were able to demonstrate our ability to promptly deal with emergency duress situations, as well as optimise patient flows through innovative nurse-call systems and asset/patient/staff tracking solutions.

A big thank you to all who attended and listened to our ranting over the 3 day event. We hope to work closely with you at some point in the future to provide a safer and more efficient workplace.

For more information on the above solutions, click here!

Thursday, 24 May 2012

Big Brother is Watching...

The TV Show Big Brother (Sweden) uses Ekahau Real Time Location Systems (RTLS) to track contestants around the house, increasing viewing pleasure with the audience able to see all contestant locations to within a few feet through the use of the Ekahau T301W (now A1) tag- as seen below.

This tracking system leverages off the Wi-Fi network using the Ekahau RTLS Controller location engine/tag management server and requires no additional infrastructure.

If you can manage to navigate your way around the Big Brother Sweden website you can see the Ekahau RTLS tracking system live and in full swing (screenshot below). 

Integrated Wireless partner with U.S based company Ekahau in order to deliver accurate Wi-Fi tracking solutions in multiple industries throughout Australia- including healthcare, aged care, education, industrial and correctional.

For more information including specifications and pricing, click here!

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Dementia Cases to Double

As the population ages, related diseases are expected to rise. However, the World Health Organisation have exceeded expectations, proposing the number of people with dementia will almost double to 65.7 million by 2030, and triple by 2050. 

An article by Yahoo! Health quoted the head of the mental health department of WHO, Shekhar Saxena, as stating, “the risk of dementia is 1 in 8 for those over 65 and a shocking 1 in 2.5 for those over 85 -- its impact will become greater as the decades go by...”.

Another figurehead at WHO believes a lot can be done to decrease the burden of dementia and emphasises the need to allocate funds to provide necessary health and social care.

Aged-care facilities must dedicate time and money to mitigating associated risks by putting in place measures preventing dementia patients from wandering off site.

For dementia care solutions, contact us for information and advice!

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

ITAC- 21st and 22nd April

Integrated Wireless demonstrated our cutting edge wireless technology solutions at the recent Information Technology in Aged Care (ITAC) Conference held at the Melbourne Park Function Centre in April.

The conference attracted experts from all over the country informing them of recent IT advances and their practicalities in the aged care sector. It was good to see a few familiar faces in the crowd!

This event provided an excellent opportunity to show influencers and decision makers in this space how we can increase productivities and efficiencies in their workplace, particularly in regards to WiFi and wandering resident solutions.

For more information, click here.