Awarepoint Buys Patient Care Technology Systems

4/19/11

San Diego’ Awarepoint, which developed wireless tags and a computerized tracking system to help hospitals and healthcare providers keep track of ventilators and other equipment, has acquired Patient Care Technology Systems, a workflow software developer in Charlotte, N.C. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Awarepoint has installed its asset tracking technology in 93 hospitals; Patient Care Technology Systems provides its software for managing hospital work flow to 60 customers. Awarepoint says the deal announced today gives it the ability to manage patient discharge information, emergency room activity, and scheduling for diagnostic imaging, laboratory services, patient surgeries and other operations.

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