April 6, 2011, Jack Heath NH Today Radio Show Listen to the interview
A live interview with Steve Forbes and Craig Benson on the 'New Hampshire Today' show with Jack Heath. The two business leaders share their candid views on politics, business, and what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. Craig discusses his newest venture, Radianse.
October 23 2009, RFID Journal
Massachusetts General Uses RFID to Better Understand Its Clinics
A patient- and employee-tracking system, provided by Radianse, will enable the Boston hospital's clinics to gather complex information regarding patient flow and bottlenecks, with the goal of improving care.
February 2009, Healthcare Informatics
Real time tracking technology may promise futuristic functionality, but many CIOs are using it today to save money
January 29, 2009
An Open Letter to the Obama Health Team
Where is my patient? Do I have the right equipment? And other questions an EMR can't answer…
October 2008, RFID Journal
PinnacleHealth Extends Asset Tracking to Community Hospital
Already one of the largest active RFID deployments in health care, the system will let the staff at either site locate as many as 10,000 devices, from defibrillators to vacuum cleaners.
June 2008, Healthcare Informatics
Follow that infection
CIOs are finding that asset tracking technologies can help keep tabs on some nasty bacteria.
June 9, 2008, Boston Globe
Who moved my stent?
RFID technology helps hospitals keep track of medical devices, and could even save lives
May 1, 2008, 24X7 Magazine
Real Time Asset Tracking
April 8, 2008, 24x7 Magazine
Radianse Plug-and-play Wi-Fi Receivers
April, 2008, 24x7 Magazine
24x7 interviews Vice President Paul Tessier about Radiance's niche in the health care continuum and their plans to keep clients nimble.
April, 2008, American Association of Executive Nurses
Radianse at 41st Annual Meeting & Exposition
Find Radianse in Booth #1137 at the 41st Annual Meeting & Exposition of the American Organization of Nurse Executives, April 25-28 in Seattle, Washington.
March 28, 2008, Healthcare Informatics
Radianse Unveils New Wi-Fi Receiver
March, 2008, Most Wire Online
The Evidence-Based Management Breakthrough
RFID-based tools can paint a new picture of health care: transparent, associative and interactive.
February 15, 2008, Healthcare Informatics
Brigham and Women's Tracks Assets Through RFID
February, 2008, HealthData Management
A Dashboard for the OR
January, 2008, Healthcare Purchasing News
5 essential questions to ask before investing in active-RFID asset tracking
January, 2008, Asset Management
Ohio Hospital Improves Asset Tracking with RTLS
The Southern Ohio Medical Center (SOMC) has deployed an automated asset tracking system from Radianse to help staff manage more than 1,600 pieces of medical equipment.
January, 2008, HealthData Management
RFID Moves Beyond Assets
Columbus (Ind.) Regional Hospital executives come up with new ideas to improve patient and work flow using RFID; Southern Ohio Medical Center uses RFID to track assets.
November, 2007, Healthcare Informatics
Tracking with RFID
Brigham and Women's is keeping tabs on expensive equipment and valuable devices with the help of RFID and real time location.
June 29, 2007, Mass High Tech
Corner office near home suits health-care exec
June 18, 2007, Health IT Strategist
Lowenhaupt named president, CEO of Radianse (subscription required)
Veteran physician IT consultant Manual Lowenhaupt named president, CEO, and chairman of the board of directors of Radianse.
June 15, 2007, Mass High Tech
RFID tracks wandering tools at Brigham & Women's
Michael Fraai, Director of Biomedical Engineering, and his team have successfully reduced hospital inventory loss by merging RFID tagging with work patterns.
June 2007, Materials Management in Healthcare
Hospitals tune in to RFID
Case Study 2: Harrisburg Hospital
No More Hide and Seek – Radianse client PinnacleHealth featured in this article.
June 2007, 24/7
Focus on Asset Tracking
Radianse, Andover, Mass, provides real time location and productivity solutions that allow health care institutions to increase productivity, decrease costs, and improve patient safety.
May 2007, Health Data Management
RFID and Wi-Fi Square Off
PinnacleHealth System chose to implement an active RFID tracking system rather than one that runs over RFID-over-Wi-Fi.
May 2007, Modern Healthcare
Asides and Insides (subscription required)
PinnacleHealth discusses using RFID
May 2007, Business of Caring
The ABCs of RFID
hfma/Business of Caring
Sue Niemeier, Director of Clinical Services at Radianse, delves into the technology of RFID, its various uses in the healthcare setting and benefits
May, 2007, 24X7
Radianse Plans for Growth
April, 2007, Acuity Care Technology
Automating Patient Flow (subscription required)
Review of Radianse Prospective Patient Flow Manager.
March, 2007, RFID Journal
Providence Health Center Calls its RFID System an Eye Opener
Using Radianse Prospective Patient Flow Manager with RFID technology to track medical equipment.
March, 2007, RFID Solutions Online
Patient Flow Manager: Waco's Providence Health Center goes Live with Prospective Patient Flow Manager from Radianse
Newest offering from Radianse optimizes patient flow and resource management throughout the hospital setting.
March, 2007, ADVANCE for Health Information Executives
Indoor Positioning Systems The Past, Present and future of tracking technologies.
Michael Dempsey, Radianse CTO, explores real time location systems. Indoor positioning systems (IPS) a rapidly emerging core technology, allow the physical location of things and people to be known in real time.
February, 2007, RFID Journal
PinnacleHealth Pushes Ahead with RFID
The health-care organization is using active 433 MHZ tags to track 23,000 surgical patients annually, and nearly 2,500 of its assets, with plans to tag 5,500 additional items.
January 2007, APICS
Where's My Defibrillator?
More effectively tracking hospital assets at PinncaleHealth
October, 2006, Healthcare Purchasing News
RFID: The new strategy in healthcare IT
No longer just for external uses, technology even helps track wheelchairs and patients.
October, 2006, Network World
An inside look at wireless location services
No longer just for external uses, technology even helps track wheelchairs and patients.
October, 2006, Healthcare Informatics
Tracking the Good
Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital is making use of RFID to reduce inventory shrinkage.
July, 2006, For The Record
Maybe RFID? Healthcare Organizations Slowly Expanding Adoption of RFID Technology
Whether it be active or passive, more hospitals are planning to install RFID systems. What are the technology's potential benefits? And where can it all go haywire?
March, 2006, Healthcare Informatics
Tuning in to RFID
Radio frequency identification (RFID) technology has been one of the hottest topics of the past year across a wide range of industries. RFID champions say the technology is disruptive — capable of compelling revolutionary savings in manufacturing and logistics. Those with a more cautionary outlook cite privacy concerns and a largely pre-standards industry landscape in which hype has often trumped results.
January, 2006, CIO
Admitting RFID Into the Hospital
A growing number of hospitals are using active RFID tags to keep track of expensive equipment and reduce waiting times for outpatient surgeries and procedures.
January, 2006, Health Management Technology
The need to identify and track healthcare entities within the healthcare delivery process—whether they be equipment, medications, devices, patients or staff—has never been greater. Information technology is at the ready to serve. Here is a look at how three healthcare organizations address their own challenges of identification and tracking.
October, 2005, Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare
As the buzz around the potential for radio frequency identification (RFID) in healthcare increases, so do the questions related to its practicality and payback. Answers vary because RFID represents an array of technologies, each with its own requirements and value for healthcare. The focus of this article is active-RFID indoor positioning systems, or IPS — the indoor corollary to GPS — and its use in perioperative care at three unaffiliated hospitals.
October 7, 2005, RFIDNews
Radianse in Hospitals
A Massachusetts company has created an active RFID product for hospitals that can track patients and equipment. Bypassing normal RFID uses, Radianse, Inc. is into its second year of production, averaging about one new hospital a month.
October 5, 2005, Health Data Management
Keeping Tabs With RFID
Early adopters are finding myriad uses for the wireless technology, but many in the health care industry are taking a wait-and-see approach.
September, 2005, CIMIT reprint from Surgical Innovation
Automatic Detection and Notification of "Wrong Patient—Wrong Location" Errors in the Operating Room
When procedures and processes to assure patient location based on human performance do not work as expected, patients are brought incrementally closer to a possible "wrong patient—wrong procedure" error. We developed a system for automated patient location monitoring and management.
August 8, 2005, Mass High Tech
Calling on FDA's Crawford to consider RFID in fed requirements
Recently several members of the U.S. House of Representatives, the American Hospital Association and several other national health care organizations have written to Lester Crawford, acting commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, encouraging swift action to require bar codes on medical devices as a way to promote patient safety, cost effectiveness and supply chain efficiency.
July 31, 2005, Boston Globe
The same technology used by your garage-door clicker may one day save your life. Known as radio frequency identification or RFID, the technology is used in everything from the Turnpike's FastLane transponders to "keyless entry" swipe cards, and is often called a next-generation barcode.
July 28, 2005, Mobile Health Data
Vendor to FDA: Why Not RFID?
A Radianse Inc. executive has asked the Food and Drug Administration to consider requiring the use of radio frequency identification technology to track medical devices.
Summer 2005, Journal of Healthcare Information Technology
RFID: It's About More than Asset Tracking
Radio frequency identification, or RFID, has been receiving a lot of attention in the healthcare industry lately because it addresses a vexing problem of healthcare operations—locating people and things.
June 13, 2005, Most Wired Online
Enabling Context-Sensitive Medicine Through Auto-ID
Health care has pitched an artificial battle between radio frequency identification (RFID) and bar-coding technologies. As organizations move to automated tracking for drugs, devices, staff and patients to ensure safety and achieve process improvements, some pundits wrongly set RFID and bar codes in opposition to each other, as if only one auto-ID technology could occupy the same space.
March 30, 2005, Health Data Management
Orthopedic Center Adopts RFID
The new orthopedic center at Lancaster (Pa.) General Hospital has implemented radio frequency identification technology to track patients across perioperative care.
March, 2005, Materials Management
On a Roll
The high-tech tool known as radio frequency identification (RFID) is serving many purposes, including patient safety.
March, 2005, Healthcare IT News
Vendor, provider and consultant test RFID
Brigham and Women's Hospital is among a lengthening list of healthcare facilities testing radio-frequency identification technology to track critical medical equipment.
Winter, 2004, Life Sciences
Safety Innovation in the Operating Room of the Future
February 2, 2005, Washington Post
Patient ID Tags
It's time to operate. Do you know where your patient is? If not, the wrist-watch size location tag may help. Made by Lawrence, Mass.-based Radianse, Inc., the radio frequency identification device is attached to a hospital patient's ID bracelet -- or anklet for kids -- at admission.
February 1, 2005, iHealthBeat
Boston Hospitals Test RFID To Track Patients, Equipment
Several Boston hospitals are testing radio frequency identification tags to track critical medical equipment, the Boston Globe reports. Some local hospitals also are piloting programs using the technology to monitor patient wait times and to ensure that patients are given the correct medications or blood types.
February, 2005, Healthcare Informatics
Nine Tech Trends: Bar Coding and RFID
Hospital and health system leaders who are just getting used to the idea of bar coding everything will have to get ready for another adjustment. Industry experts see a split screen in the future: bar coding and active radio frequency identification (RFID).
January 12 2005, RFID News
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Installs Radianse Indoor Positioning Solution
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), the flagship hospital of PENN Medicine, has installed a Radianse indoor positioning solution (IPS) to help staff prepare for procedures by providing the real time location of necessary medical equipment, devices and accessories.
November 2004, WBIX 1060AM
Broadcast Interview with CEO and President Michael Dempsey
Michael Dempsey is interviewed by Boston's talk radio WBIX. In this 4.36 minute interview, Radianse's key product for health care organizations is highlighted, with specific examples of how indoor positioning is used as Massachusetts General Hospital.
November 02 2004, Health Data Management
Hospital Realizes Benefits, ROI with Automated Patient Tracking.
Last May, Hannibal (Mo.) Regional Hospital implemented radio frequency identification technology to track patients throughout its ambulatory care unit.
November 01-07 2004, Mass High Tech
Hospitals Cut Cord, Boost Wireless Trials, Indoor GPS Test
Radianse has signed a deal with Massachusetts General Hospital to test.
2004-2005, IT Horizons
Analyzing the Return on Investment for Indoor Positioning Systems
Authored by Michael Dempsey, CTO of Radianse. The potential for an indoor positioning system (IPS) to help a health care organization save money, increase efficiency and revenue.
October 27, 2004, Mass High Tech
Radianse moves into Phase II patient RFID trials with new NIH funding
Lawrence-based Radianse and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston have launched the second phase of a study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) using the company's RFID-based indoor positioning system (IPS).
October 2004, Anesthesiology News
Indoor Positioning System Can Track Equipment and People
Massachusetts General Hospital Uses System to Locate Medical devices, Patients and Personnel.
September 21, 2004, Health IT World
RFIDs Finding a Place in the Operating Room, Supply Chain
Radio frequency identification (RFID), a mobile and wireless technology used to track the location of patients, hospital supplies, and medical equipment in real time, is getting a lot of attention. Although not widely deployed, RFID appears to be gaining legs in clinical pilot programs.
June 2004, OR Manager
OR of Future Speeds Patient Throughput
If you could design an OR to make the most of patient throughput, what would it be like? Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston is experimenting with a new model in its OR of the Future.
June 2004, Healthcare Informatics
Up and Comers for 2004
This year's Up & Comers are doing fascinating things. They're working on clinical care analysis, disease management, wireless handhelds for physicians, biometric authentication, wearable audio communications, bed management, bar coding and radio frequency-based positioning.
May 2004, Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology
Fundamentals of IPS
Authored by Michael Dempsey, CTO of Radianse. Indoor Positioning Systems (IPS) are used to locate medical equipment, patients or staff members inside the hospital.
2003 News Archives
|New York Times||Cart 54, Where are you? The tracking system knows|
|Hospitals Use Tracking Equipment to Locate Equipment, People|
Mobile Health Data
|App Keeps Patients, Devices On Track|
MIT Technology Review
|OR of the Future|
Mass High Tech
|Radianse Glows Over Indoor Positioning Systems|
Lawrence Eagle Tribune
|HP Veterans Pioneer Location Technology|
|Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology||Location Systems Could Offer Great Precision Data|