STERIS Corporation and Sonitor sign supplier agreement
Through a recently signed agreement Sonitor is assigned as a selected RTLS supplier for STERIS's RealView Visual Workflow Management Software. This patient-centric, Lean visual management system that transforms the entire perioperative continuum of care into a high-performance environment.January 8, 2013
"We are pleased to announce our strategic relationship with STERIS to provide real-time location solutions for the perioperative suite," said Arvid Gomez, president of Sonitor Technologies. "Sonitor's ability to deliver bay-level accuracy of patient location allows visibility at key points in the perioperative workflow for healthcare providers and for patient families. We have recently deployed several perioperative projects with STERIS and look forward to continuing to provide real-time solutions for healthcare provider communication, awareness and workflow efficiency within the perioperative patient care environment."
Randy Tomaszewski, Director of Marketing for Perioperative Solutions for STERIS, added, "STERIS and Sonitor have also successfully deployed real-time patient workflow efficiency solutions within GI labs, cardiac cath labs and other high volume, procedure-based areas outside the OR. The RealView Visual Workflow Management Software provides hospital leaders with real-time, enterprise-wide visibility and dashboard performance analytics, within and throughout their hospitals. This allows health systems to achieve best practices leadership, through real-time benchmarking, data sharing and continuous efficiency improvements. It also facilitates scheduling optimization and increased surgical room use across their healthcare systems."
Through the integration of Sonitor tag sensors with STERIS analytics, reporting and alerts, physicians, managers and perioperative staff have access to critical outputs such as the workflow and location of patients and supporting equipment, and any delays or exceptions in the schedule. This awareness can help drive on-time procedure starts, room turnover and real-time procedure updates for families, which in turn can optimize patient and staff satisfaction.
“We look forward to continuing to provide real-time solutions for healthcare provider communication, awareness and workflow efficiency within the perioperative patient care environment."
STERIS Corporation is a leading provider of infection prevention and surgical products and services, focused primarily on critical healthcare, pharmaceutical and research markets. The Company's dedicated employees around the world work together to supply a broad array of equipment, consumable and service solutions that enhance Customer productivity and quality, and help make the world a safer place. The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol STE. For more information, visit www.steris.coim.