Centre Hospitalier Côte de Lumière Implements Wi-Fi RFID Staff Safety Application from Stanley Healthcare Solutions

  Centre Hospitalier Côte de Lumière Implements Wi-Fi RFID Staff Safety
  Application from Stanley Healthcare Solutions

  *Solution Reduces Response Time in the Event of Staff Duress
  *Provides Clinicians with Peace of Mind
  *Leverages the Hospital’s Wi-Fi Network to Lower Total Cost of Ownership

MEDICA 2012 Stand B08 in Hall 13

Business Wire

DÜSSELDORF, Germany -- November 14, 2012

Stanley Healthcare Solutions today announced that its AeroScout® Staff Safety
solution has been successfully implemented in the Emergency Department of the
Centre Hospitalier Côte de Lumière in Sables d’Olonne, France. The solution is
based on the AeroScout Real-Time Location System (RTLS) and leverages standard
Wi-Fi networks to enable faster deployment, simpler maintenance and lower
total cost of ownership. Centre Hospitalier uses the solution to reduce
response times in the event of a staff member encountering an emergency

“We’re committed to providing a safe environment for our staff and patients,”
said Jacques Jadaud, CIO at the Centre Hospitalier Côte de Lumière. “The
AeroScout Staff Safety solution gives clinicians peace of mind that help is
always just a press of a button away, should they need it. We’ve seen great
results so far in terms of reducing response times for potentially urgent

The Centre Hospitalier Côte de Lumière is a 498-bed hospital, with 212 beds
for short stays, 240 beds allocated for long-term care of the elderly and 46
beds for adults with disabilities. The hospital is focused on continual
improvement and enhancement to the care it provides.

Centre Hospitalier deployed the AeroScout Staff Safety solution in its
Emergency Department. The solution, implemented by Stanley Healthcare’s
partner BE-IP, consists of AeroScout Wi-Fi Tags with call buttons and
AeroScout MobileView software. Nurses and physicians wear the tags and simply
press a call button if a situation arises where help is needed. The solution
alerts the security team and also provides the real-time location of the staff
member in duress so that the team can arrive as quickly as possible.

“Hospitals are dynamic, stressful environments, and enhancing safety is always
a key goal,” said Eric Devineau, Vice President of European Sales at Stanley
Healthcare Solutions. “We’re proud to partner with the Centre Hospitalier Côte
de Lumière to support its efforts to reduce response times for potential
urgent situations and to provide a safe environment for its staff and

Stanley Healthcare Solutions acquired AeroScout in June 2012 to help transform
safety, security and operational efficiency for its customers. AeroScout has
more than 500 healthcare customers worldwide, with market-leading visibility
solutions that include Asset Management, Temperature Monitoring, Patient &
Staff Safety, Infection Control and Workflow & Resource Management.

To learn more about Stanley Healthcare Solutions, visit Stand B08 in Hall 13
at MEDICA 2012 in Düsseldorf, Germany, November 14 – 17, 2012.

Stanley Healthcare Solutions

Stanley Healthcare Solutions provides over 5,000 acute care hospitals and
12,000 long-term care organizations with enterprise solutions that transform
safety, security and operational efficiency. The Stanley Healthcare Solutions
EcoSystem enables customers to achieve organizational excellence and superior
care in five critical areas: Patient Safety, Security & Protection,
Environmental Monitoring, Clinical Operations & Workflow, and Supply Chain &
Asset Management. These integrated solutions are complemented by Healthcare
Consulting Services for healthcare information system implementation and
Transformational Lean™ process reengineering. Stanley Healthcare Solutions is
proud to be part of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. For more information, visit

AeroScout is a registered trademark of Stanley Healthcare Solutions.
Information is subject to change without notice.


Scott Blevins, +1 415-432-2412
Stanley Healthcare Solutions
Carol Heath, +44 (0) 1792 204234
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