Encompass

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Encompass

SERVICES: Encompass

Search less. Care more.

Delays in finding equipment can compromise patient care and are a source of patient and staff dissatisfaction.
Encompass, GE Healthcare's new real-time location systems (RTLS) can help reduce the time caregivers spend searching for mobile assets such as infusion pumps, telemetry boxes or wheelchairs.

Accurate, real-time asset management helps:

  • Ensure critical assets are located quickly for use or maintenance
  • Confirm equipment cleaning process is adhered to
  • Improve staff efficiency by reducing time looking for assets
  • Reduce cost by improving asset utilization and right-sizing inventories

Cost-Effective Asset Management

Encompass is a cloud-based application that uses open standards and Bluetooth* Low Energy (BLE) and Wi-Fi* technology to track equipment. This solution helps to eliminate the classic objections to proprietary hard-wired locating systems. There is no on-site server for the hospital to maintain and no dedicated software to update. The system readily scales to accommodate growth and can be easily reconfigured if hospital layouts are redesigned or repurposed.

How it works

Encompass is a combination of hardware and web applications that tracks assets throughout the healthcare facility in real time. Asset location information is displayed in a web application that can be viewed on computers, phones, and tablets. The system readily scales to accommodate growth and can be easily reconfigured if hospital layouts are redesigned.

Fast Facts

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    Costs up to 60% less than traditional hardwired RTLS technologies.
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    You could save on average or around 24,000 hours per years searching for hospital equipment.
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    A small- to medium-sized hospital could reduce the search time from 24 minutes to 4 minutes which is a wasted labor cost equivalent to $714,000 per year.
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    A small- to medium-sized hospital could reduce the rental cost of IV pumps by around $50K in the first years.

Supporting materials

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    Encompass brochure

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    Encompass whitepaper

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    Case Study - Carepoint Bayonne

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    How Encompass works

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