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Healthcare enterprises are increasingly pressed to do more with less. In this university podcast, Jay Deady, CEO of Awarepoint Corporation, talks about how his company provides workflow automation and tracking solutions to the acute care hospital marketplace. Discussing the role of Real-time Location System (RTLS) solutions, he shows how the technology addresses needs throughout the hospital enterprise, rather than forcing hospitals to manage a multitude of vendor solutions. Deady spoke at the 2011 GSB Healthcare Summit, sponsored by the Stanford Graduate School of Business. His presentation was part of a panel called “Using technology to redesign the delivery of health care” held at the 2011 GSB Healthcare Summit, sponsored by the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
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