As a leader in mobile computing and automated data collection, Informs provides complete, customized solutions that enable clinicians to bring state-of-the-art technology to the point of patient care, and help healthcare administrators reduce costs and enhance efficiency. We offer a total range of products and services, including those designed for: patient safety and tracking, managing equipment, inventory and supplies, and laboratory management.
Patient and Clinician Identification Solutions
Informs can help your hospital implement barcoded patient wristbands without making changes to your existing HIS software. Our middleware uses data generated from your existing admitting system to create a variety of adult, pediatric and infant wristbands with any barcode symbology required. Our solution can be implemented rapidly, at a fraction of the cost of host system changes—allowing for rapid deployment of patient safety initiatives using barcode technology.
Among the many solutions we offer are:
• thermal and laser printing
• 1D and 2D barcode symbologies color coding
• adult, pediatric, infant and mother/father/baby formats
• self-laminating formats that are resistant to water and alcohol
Inventory and Supply Tracking
Informs has all the tools necessary to help you control inventory cost and obsolescence while ensuring that proper supplies are always on hand and easily accessible by clinical staff. Utilizing our barcode scanning and automation solutions enables your hospital to reduce inventory costs, improve revenue capture, increase availability, and automate your replenishment process.
Physical Asset and Instrument Tracking/RFID
We offer a variety of options to address the difficult task of tracking valuable assets such as IV pumps, wheelchairs, IT equipment and surgical instruments. These include barcode and RFID solutions, asset assignment and management, instrument tracking and tray assembly, direct part mark scanning solutions, and many more. By utilizing equipment your hospital already has, we work to eliminate the purchase of excess equipment, resulting in a speedy ROI.
Laboratory Outreach and Courier Management
Medical Courier Elite™ is a logistics management, specimen tracking and medical courier management system that utilizes a web-based administrative tool and durable mobile computers running Microsoft Pocket PC® 2003 or Microsoft Windows Mobile® to manage medical courier services and track individual specimens originating from the referring physician’s office. Using the MCE handheld device, couriers have route and site information at their fingertips and can quickly scan barcode