Eight-hospital Methodist Healthcare System in San Antonio, Texas, will implement asset tracking software in its five hospitals large enough to warrant tracking.

The hospitals initially will use the RadarFind technology of Pittsburgh-based TeleTracking Technologies to track more than 15,000 pieces of equipment. These will include infusion pumps, compression devices and wheelchairs, among other items. The hospitals also have begun planning to track patients in specific areas, such as emergency departments, surgical suites and outpatient facilities.

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