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Bumrungrad International Hospital Partners with Intelligent InSites to Enhance Care Delivery Processes

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Intelligent InSites’ real-time operational intelligence platform enables internationally-renowned hospital to optimize patient flow and operational efficiency

Fargo, ND – June 18, 2013 – Intelligent InSites, Inc., the leading provider of real-time operational intelligence for healthcare, has announced today that Bumrungrad International Hospital—the internationally-renowned multi-specialty hospital located in Bangkok, Thailand—has deployed Intelligent InSites’ solution in partnership with Sonitor Technologies, Inc. to enhance its care delivery processes.

Founded in 1980, Bumrungrad International Hospital is the largest private hospital in Southeast Asia, with 554 beds and over 30 specialty centers. The hospital offers state-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic and intensive care facilities in a one-stop medical center. Bumrungrad International Hospital serves over one million patients annually. Forty percent of the patients are international, traveling from over 190 countries around the world.

“Our hospital was the first Asian hospital accredited by the Joint Commission International, which attests to our commitment to provide world-class medicine and service,” said Chang Foo, Chief Technology Officer at Bumrungrad International Hospital. “To help us achieve quality care, top patient and staff satisfaction, and continuous improvement, we partner with innovative technology providers, such as Intelligent InSites, to deploy state-of-the-art solutions to deliver on our vision.”

Deployed in 18 operating rooms of Bumrungrad International Hospital’s perioperative department, Intelligent InSites’ real-time location system (RTLS) software ensures that clinicians have the right medical equipment at the right time, enhancing perioperative throughput and improving staff and patient satisfaction.

With access to real-time data on asset utilization and RTLS asset management, Bumrungrad International Hospital will be able to better manage their inventory levels by adjusting par levels to match usage and eliminating waste from unused assets. In addition, Intelligent InSites’ solution will also help Bumrungrad International Hospital to improve workflow efficiency, by automatically locating available hospital environmental services staff members.

In the future, with the capabilities of Intelligent InSites’ enterprise analytics, Bumrungrad International Hospital will be able to quickly identify areas for process improvement and track how process changes impact their operational performance across their entire enterprise.

Given the infrastructure already in place, Bumrungrad International Hospital will also be able to cost-efficiently utilize the Intelligent InSites solution for a variety of additional use cases, including environmental monitoring and staff and patient safety, as well leveraging Intelligent InSites’ integration capabilities to tie together their existing healthcare information systems—driving even more value from their current technology investments.

The real-time location data at Bumrungrad International Hospital is provided by Sonitor’s RTLS hardware, which utilizes a unique hybrid technology, combining ultrasound and 802.11 Wi-Fi to achieve high-positioning accuracy and low cost of ownership. The Sonitor Sense™ RTLS system is integrated with Intelligent InSites’ real-time operational intelligence platform, designed to automatically gather and intelligently process real-time data from multiple healthcare IT systems and a variety of locating technologies, including ultrasound, active RFID, infrared/RF, passive RFID, UWB, Wi-Fi, and ZigBee.

“Bumrungrad International Hospital is a true pioneer in the Asia Pacific region in using innovative solutions to achieve the highest quality of patient care,” said Margaret Laub, President and CEO of Intelligent InSites. “We are proud to partner with Bumrungrad International Hospital in finding new ways to enhance their care delivery processes.”

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