CHERRY HILL, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Premier, a performance improvement alliance of more than 2,900 U.S. hospitals and 100,000 other healthcare sites, awarded a three-year contract to Haldor Advanced Technologies to provide RFID enabled surgical instrument tracking and management solutions.
Haldor’s real-time surgical instrument management solutions provide visibility into the location, status and condition of individual surgical instruments in operating rooms and sterile processing departments.
The Haldor system enables hospitals to significantly reduce costs associated to surgical instrument shrinkage as well as provide accurate usage data on each individual instrument to optimize instrument set size and overall inventory. The solution increases staff productivity and accuracy by enabling surgical procedures to start on time by ensuring the right surgical instruments are available at the right time for the right case. In addition, the system enables regulatory compliance and improves patient safety by ensuring that surgical instruments are properly cleaned, disinfected, inspected, and sterilized prior to patient use. The solution helps to manage infection control and the prevention of retained surgical items with accurate instrument level data.
“We are honored to be have been selected by the Premier healthcare alliance as a new supplier partner,”said Rubi Halberthal, CEO for Haldor. “Our solution is a true individual surgical instrument tracking and management system that delivers direct benefits for Premier hospital organizations including increasing staff productivity, improving patient safety, reducing capital costs, and enhancing patient care.”
About the Premier healthcare alliance, Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient
Premier is one of the nation’s largest performance improvement alliances of approximately 2,900 U.S. community hospitals and 100,000 alternate sites using the power of collaboration and technology to lead the transformation to coordinated, high-quality, cost-effective care. Owned by healthcare providers, Premier operates a leading purchasing network that provided members more than $5 billion in savings in FY2012. Premier also maintains clinical, financial and outcomes databases based on 1 in every 4 U.S. patient discharges. A world leader in measurably improving patient care, Premier has one of the largest performance improvement collaboratives in America, including one in partnership with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier also has an office in Washington. https://www.premierinc.com.
About Haldor Advanced Technologies Ltd.
Haldor Advanced Technologies is the leading provider of RFID enabled surgical instrument tracking and management solutions for the healthcare industry. We are committed to helping hospitals meet the ongoing challenge of increasing operational efficiencies, reducing costs, and improving patient safety by enabling hospitals to effectively track and manage the location, condition and status of surgical instruments on an individual basis. Haldor’s leading surgical instrument visibility solution empowers hospitals to significantly reduce costs associated to surgical instrument shrinkage in both the operating room and sterile processing departments, to increase staff productivity by eliminating manual counting procedures, and to improve patient safety by managing infection control and the prevention of retained surgical items with accurate instrument level data. Headquartered in Hod Hasharon, Israel, Haldor has offices in Europe, the Middle East, and North America. www.haldor-tech.com.