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2009-07-15 08:00:00

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Versus Technology, Inc. (Versus) is pleased to announce participation in Microsoft's 2009 Worldwide Partner Conference. The Versus Real-Time Locating Solution (RTLS) will be presented, along with solutions from iLink Systems, within the newly released Windows 7 environment during the PS007 Optimizing ICT: Connected Health Platform Explained breakout session on Wednesday, July 15, 2009. This "Health Care with Windows 7" demo will feature...

2009-07-08 08:00:00

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The St. Louis VAMC, John Cochran Division has selected Enterprise VISion(TM), a real-time location information system (RTLS) from Versus Technology, Inc. (Versus) to improve efficiency and safety while helping to manage their growing patient populations. Specifically, the St. Louis VAMC, a two-division, tertiary care facility with over 200 hospital beds, will deploy VISion: Clinic(TM) in their outpatient eye clinic and VISion:...

2009-06-09 08:12:00

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hand Hygiene Compliance (HHC) is paramount to patient safety and the reduction of hospital acquired infections -- but monitoring adherence to HHC policies has traditionally been done through observation, which is difficult and inaccurate, if not downright impossible. In fact, on their website, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement notes "Experts estimate [emphasis added] that health practitioners comply with recommended hand hygiene...

2009-06-02 08:15:00

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Versus Technology, Inc. (Pink Sheets: VSTI) (Versus) today announces the sale of Enterprise VISion(TM): Clinic and OR Solutions to Chalmers P. Wylie Veterans Ambulatory Care Center in Columbus, Ohio (Columbus VA). The wireless, rules-based real-time location information system (RTLiS) will be installed to enhance patient flow and increase efficiency within their surgery center and clinics. The Columbus VA sought a patient tracking...

2009-05-28 10:16:00

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Maybe it's the economy, maybe it's government initiatives like the HITECH Act, maybe it's that age-old adage that "there's always room for improvement" -- whatever it is: the healthcare industry is eager for solutions to enhance safety, improve patient flow and perfect communication. Versus Technology, Inc. is the only real-time location information system (RTLS) company meeting these needs. Versus is focused on helping hospitals and...

2009-05-26 13:52:00

MACON, Ga., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medical Center of Central Georgia has cut its wait times in half after an improvement project along the entire Emergency Service Line, including related inpatient departments, that began in June 2008. Medical Center leadership initiated the project after patient dissatisfaction with wait times in the Emergency Department became evident. To help create a strategy for reducing patient throughput, hospital leadership engaged Compirion Healthcare Solutions,...

2009-04-06 07:30:00

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- "The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency." ~Bill Gates Children's Hospital of Wisconsin (CHW) has experienced the positive effects of technology firsthand with the infrared (IR) real-time asset tracking and automated charge capture systems. The...

2009-04-03 12:06:00

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Recently, researchers at the University of Maryland'sRobert H. Smith School of Business conducted a study of U.S. hospitals and discovered that poor communication has cost the nation $12 billion a year. The study recommended solutions, including location-based technology, to improve communication and help identify caregiver locations. The results of this study come at a time when Versus Technology, Inc. will be highlighting efficiency...

2009-04-03 06:45:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the healthcare real-time locating system (RTLS) market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Versus Technology, Inc. with the 2009 North American Frost & Sullivan Technology Leadership of the Year Award for demonstrating technological superiority through its enterprise locating solution. This distinctive and intuitive technology combines infrared (IR) and active radio frequency identification (RFID) to identify the...

2009-03-24 07:30:00

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- When Western Maryland Health System opens its new regional medical center on Willowbrook Road in Cumberland in the fall, it will do so with Enterprise VISion(TM), a real-time location system (RTLS) from Versus Technology, Inc. in place. The Versus infrared (IR) and radio-frequency RTLS is in keeping with the hospital's desire for state-of-the-art technology and connectivity to other hospital systems, both now and in the future. The...


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