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Tech, tips, news & thoughts on automated wireless

monitoring and the Internet of Things.



Dump your server; get on the cloud

Posted by Jim Mayfield on Jun 12, 2018 5:04:37 PM
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Topics: Reducing hospital noise, SaaS, Cloud Computing, Server-based systems, Room conditions monitoring

Sonicu salutes American Nurses

Posted by Jim Mayfield on May 13, 2018 12:10:10 PM


The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.

                                                                                             Mahatma Gandhi


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Topics: #NursesWeek National Nurses Week

Protecting the irreplaceable: Fertility clinic wireless temperature monitoring

Posted by Jim Mayfield on Mar 13, 2018 3:39:26 PM

The recent back-to-back failures at two U.S. fertility clinics that may have cost thousands of frozen human embryos have been labeled “beyond stunning” by a reproductive technology expert.

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Topics: Wireless temperature monitoring, Remote temperature monitoring for health care, laboratories, fertility clinics, life science

Reducing hospital noise is sound practice

Posted by Jim Mayfield on Aug 16, 2016 2:07:36 PM





For hospitals throughout the country, reducing hospital noise is becoming a priority for health care administrators.

If it’s not, it should be.

For several years, evidence continues to show that hospitals are not quiet places. Places of healing, yes; seabeds of tranquility, no. But why is Gandhi smiling?

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Topics: Reducing hospital noise

Vaccine temperature log: a shot in the arm for VFC

Posted by Jim Mayfield on Jul 29, 2016 10:43:36 AM





There are a number of good reasons to become a Vaccines for Children provider.

About 40 million of them.

That’s how many kids got their shots who otherwise would not have been vaccinated due to inability to pay. And that’s just in 2010 alone.

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Topics: vaccine temperature log, temperature data logger

Wireless temperature sensor NIST traceability: Say what?

Posted by Jim Mayfield on Jul 18, 2016 11:00:00 AM



Want a really killer talk track for the next obligatory benefit/fundraiser your spouse drags… er, uh…invites you to attend?

Try this one while chewing a cud of cheese and mystery meat between sips of warm wine: “You know, what impressed me was their wireless temperature sensors are NIST traceable.”

That should light a fire in the room. (It certainly will once your spouse gets wind of it.)

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Topics: Wireless temperature monitoring

Sonicu/Helmer team for hospital refrigerator remote monitoring

Posted by Jim Mayfield on Jul 15, 2016 10:51:05 AM





When you’re dealing with children and vaccines, good enough just won’t do.

That’s why Hancock Physician Network, a full-service system of health care providers under the umbrella of Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield, Indiana, chose two best-in-class companies to protect its vaccines, including those administered under the federal Vaccine for Children program.

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Topics: Hospital refrigerator remote monitoring

Timeline to remote temperature monitoring: Where are you?

Posted by Jim Mayfield on Jul 8, 2016 4:41:04 PM





 A lot has happened since the good doctor Clifford noodled-up the first analog thermometer in the 19th century. 

There's that little incident at Kitty Hawk where man broke the bonds of gravity leading to a Moon Shot or two; the splitting of an atom that changed the way we see ourselves; and a host of other inventions, discoveries and revolutions from industrial to digital.

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Topics: Remote temperature monitoring for health care

#1 way to improve HCAHPS Scores

Posted by Joe Mundell on Apr 10, 2016 2:45:45 PM

We have free resources available to help you understand the issues that can negatively affect your HCAHPS scores. Start with our 10 Reasons for System-Wide Envronmental Monitoring for Healthcare quick-guide. Then read our e-book "It's Loud in Here" to learn more about how noise levels have a negative impact on HCAHPS scores by reducing patient satisfaction …and what to do to fix it. 

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Topics: Discover 10 reasons for environmental monitoring

Environmental monitoring technology in healthcare

Posted by Nick Tuttle on Mar 27, 2016 10:39:59 PM



Sonicu's flexible wireless platform Sonicloud, is an excellent example of a system-wide, comprehensive approach to environmental monitoring for healthcare. Modular monitoring technology easily adapts to the needs of each individual health care enterprise. Discover 10 Reasons why remote monitoring improves healthcare environments for both patients and staff. Regardless of the size or complexity of your enterprise, system-wide alerts and data history insights for your operation will yield efficiencies and improve performance that directly enhances patient safety and satisfaction.

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Topics: Discover 10 reasons for environmental monitoring