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LOCKHEED MARTIN AND THE RFID IN HEALTHCARE CONSORTIUM TO UNVEIL VIRTUAL HEALTHCARE THEATER AT HIMSS CONFERENCE

Bethesda, Md., Feb. 27, 2013 – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the RFID in Healthcare
Consortium (RHCC) will unveil an octagonal-shaped, virtual healthcare theater in The Intelligent
Hospital™ Pavilion at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
conference in New Orleans’ Ernest N. Morial Convention Center March 4-6.

“The Intelligent Hospital™ Pavilion concept is creating new ways for healthcare executives to
witness technology integrating with patient care delivery,” says Dr. Paul Frisch, president and
CTO, RHCC. “By bringing the right tools and talents together, we’re seeing innovations that will
revolutionize the healthcare environment.”

The Intelligent Hospital™ (IH) Pavilion provides a practical overview of how diverse
technologies, including medical devices and systems, clinical applications, Auto ID, RFID,
RTLS, sensors and wireless technologies, along with tablets and smart mobile devices, are
seamlessly integrated to enhance patient care, optimize workflow and manage healthcare
resources. The pavilion will showcase numerous unique use cases and solutions simulating
typical scenarios within the OR, ICU, ER, ambulance and pharmacy.

“HIMSS is a great opportunity to tell our story of bringing systems integration, simulation,
and analytics into the clinical environment,” said Dr. Robert J. Szczerba, Lockheed Martin’s
corporate director of global healthcare initiatives. “In our theater, we’ll highlight opportunities to
create efficiencies, improve care and bring down costs for the healthcare ecosystem.”

A ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at the IH Pavilion on Monday, March 4 at 1 p.m.
Attendees will also have an opportunity to hear from Dr. Szczerba on Wednesday, March 6, at
9:45 a.m. in Room 245 of the convention center. He will address how advanced technologies
from the aerospace and defense sectors can be applied to the clinical environments in his
presentation “How Aerospace Technology Can Help Transform Healthcare”.

About Lockheed Martin
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company
that employs about 120,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design,
development, manufacture, integration, and sustainment of advanced technology systems,
products, and services. The Corporation’s net sales for 2012 were $47.2 billion.

About the RFID in Healthcare Consortium

The RFID in Healthcare Consortium (RHCC) globally advocates for the safe and effective use
of wireless-based technologies in healthcare and supports the development of interoperability standards with government and industry. This worldwide network of RFID professionals shares technical expertise, innovative research results and best practices for wireless technologies in healthcare. RFID applications in healthcare improve patient outcomes, patient safety, access control, asset management and overall operational efficiencies in healthcare delivery. The RFID in Healthcare Consortium is a vendor-neutral organization whose members support RFID education, standards development and advocacy.

February 27, 2013 I Written By

John Lynn is the Founder of the HealthcareScene.com blog network which currently consists of 15 blogs containing almost 5000 articles with John having written over 2000 of the articles himself. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 9.3 million times. John also recently launched two new companies: InfluentialNetworks.com and Physia.com, and is an advisor to docBeat. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can also be found on Twitter: @techguy and @ehrandhit and Google Plus.

Two Intelligent InSites Customers Win Intelligent Hospital Awards

US Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Integrated Service Network 11 (VISN 11) and Group Health Cooperative recognized by the RFID in Healthcare Consortium (RHCC) and Intelligent Hospital.org for their leadership in advancing healthcare by integrating advanced healthcare technology solutions


Fargo, ND – February 1, 2013 –
Intelligent InSites, Inc., the leading provider of real-time operational intelligence in healthcare, has announced that two of its customers have been recognized as Intelligent Hospital Award winners for 2013, presented by the RFID in Healthcare Consortium (RHCC) and Intelligent Hospital.org.

According to Dr. Paul Frisch, President and CTO of the RFID in Healthcare Consortium, “The objective of the Intelligent Hospital Awards is to highlight the changing healthcare patient environment and recognize those who are advancing healthcare by integrating advanced technologies, such as auto-ID, NFC, RFID, RTLS, sensors and wireless along with point-of-care information delivery and communications devices.”

Improving Regulatory Compliance was awarded to US Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Integrated Service Network 11 (VISN 11) and Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System Sterile Processing Services (VAAAHS SPS). The recipients are VAAAHS SPS Chief, Robin McLeod and VISN 11 Biomedical Engineering Point of Contact, Michael McDonald (Indianapolis, IN).

Most Innovative Use Case was awarded to Group Health Cooperative (Seattle, WA). The award will be received by Donnell Coomes, Enterprise Project Management, Senior Project Director.

Award recipients have been invited to the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2013 Conference and Exhibition to participate in the Intelligent Hospital Awards Ceremony, which will be held March 4, 2013, at 5:30pm in Booth 8711. During the event, recipients will be honored, and the 2013 RHCC/Intelligent Hospital Grand Award will be announced.

The judges for the first annual Intelligent Hospital Awards are as follows: University of California-San Francisco Professor Donna Hudson; Georgia Tech Institute Professor Gisele Bennet; University of Wisconsin Distinguished Researcher Alfonso Gutierrez; and RFID 24-7 Journalist and Editor-in-Chief John Johnson.

The Intelligent InSites’ software platform—which collects and processes data, in real-time, from healthcare IT systems, electronic health records, nurse call systems, communications platforms, building management systems, and wireless sensory networks, including multiple RFID and RTLS hardware technologies—empowers multiple healthcare operations applications, including asset management, patient flow, bed management, environmental monitoring, infection control, surgical instrument tracking, rentals management, and consumable asset management, with real-time, actionable information. This ability to leverage real-time information across the enterprise enables healthcare organizations to improve operations and care delivery processes, resulting in more affordable care and improved patient satisfaction.

Healthcare providers can learn more about Intelligent InSites’ real-time healthcare platform at HIMSS13, March 3-7, in New Orleans, LA. Intelligent InSites can be found in booth #8025 and in the Intelligent Hospital pavilion.

About Intelligent InSites
Intelligent InSites helps transform healthcare operations with real-time operational intelligence that improves care, enhances the human experience, and increases efficiency. Through its open, flexible, secure, and scalable technology and business platform, Intelligent InSites automatically collects and processes data from any real-time location system (RTLS), environmental sensors, EHRs, building systems, and other healthcare IT systems, then delivers meaningful information to the right person, at the right time, on the right device. Intelligent InSites’ customers gain enterprise-wide visibility and insights for continuous process improvement, resulting in remarkable financial and quality of care outcomes. For more information, visit www.IntelligentInSites.com.

February 9, 2013 I Written By

John Lynn is the Founder of the HealthcareScene.com blog network which currently consists of 15 blogs containing almost 5000 articles with John having written over 2000 of the articles himself. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 9.3 million times. John also recently launched two new companies: InfluentialNetworks.com and Physia.com, and is an advisor to docBeat. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can also be found on Twitter: @techguy and @ehrandhit and Google Plus.

RFID in Healthcare Consortium Joins Trade Center

Dynamic Complex to Showcase Latest Advances, Training and Education Across Industry

DALLAS – May 23, 2012 – Market Center Management Company, the management company of leading trade centers and trade events around the world, announced today an agreement with the RFID in Healthcare Consortium (RHCC) for an integrated showroom in the Nashville Medical Trade Center. The custom space will showcase the use and adoption of RFID (radio frequency identification) and RTLS (real-time locating systems) technologies in the healthcare, assisted living and nursing home industries. It will be the only destination in the world integrating multiple companies’ products, services and deliverables focusing on these important technologies in order to improve patient care, safety and operating efficiencies.

This one-of-a-kind technology complex, to be developed in three phases eventually encompassing 80,000 square feet, will include: The Intelligent Hospital™, The Center of Excellence, and International Technology Pavilions that are destined to attract healthcare decision makers from around the world.

The Intelligent Hospital™ will closely replicate the actual environments of a hospital including registration, surgical services, emergency rooms, and critical care units – a complete hospital deployment. In order to demonstrate “best in breed” technology capabilities surrounding the concept of an  intelligent hospital, a variety of technologies will be seamlessly integrated to provide automated solutions such as “real-time” patient information delivered to smartphones or tablets from the operating room, intensive care unit, ambulatory/step-down and emergency department rooms, all coordinated through a Central War Room.

Displays will allow healthcare decision makers to see first-hand how information is collected through the use of data capture technologies from diverse patient care environments including remote locations. The Intelligent Hospital™ will showcase pioneering solutions that incorporate auto-ID/Bar code scanning, RFID, RTLS sensors and wireless technologies. This delivery methodology optimizes and enhances workflow, patient care and safety enabling dynamic monitoring and rapid response to critical issues. A version of this showcase has been a part of the HIMSS tradeshow for the past two years but inside the trade center a much more adaptive and expansive concept will be created.

In the second phase The Intelligent Hospital™ will be complemented with the construction of an assisted/independent living home and nursing home room showcasing  auto-ID, biometrics, NFC, RFID, RTLS, sensors, wireless and associated technologies in long-term care settings.

The Center of Excellence will be a comprehensive research, training, teaching and testing environment unique in the world for RFID, RTLS and associated technologies.  Among the activities taking place will be the following:

  • Scientific tests on hardware and software for participating technology vendors;
  • The Center of Excellence will deliver unparalleled collaborative learning opportunities and via its academic partners will issue  CEU’s through  a series of educational events and training programs for existing healthcare professionals in collaboration with teaching hospitals, clinics and integrated delivery networks.

The International Technology Pavilions will consist of a collection of individual spaces/technology suites adjacent to the Intelligent Hospital™ and Center of Excellence. Inside the pavilions dozens of internationally based manufacturers and suppliers of products and services within the RFID and RTLS industries will present their latest advancements in their respective permanent showrooms.

“RHCC’s participation in the Nashville Medical Trade center will help raise the level of awareness and educate the healthcare industry on the many applications of RFID and RTLS technologies integrated within clinical scenarios,” said Dr. Keley John Booth, Sr. VP, Peri-operative Clinical Care, RFID in Healthcare Consortium. “The RHCC looks forward to playing an integral role as part of the first global healthcare marketplace of its kind. Delivering our vision to this premier healthcare industry destination, the RHCC will provide visitors with an integrated clinical environment in which to explore the latest in advanced medical technologies. Authentic clinical care areas are directed by an international team of practicing clinical medical specialists from a variety of hospital disciplines. This unique site will deliver unparalleled collaborative learning opportunities for hospital administrators, physicians, nurses, engineers, and other health care professionals. ”

“The objective of the Intelligent Hospital ™ is to demonstrate the changing healthcare patient envi­ronment by integrating advanced clinical devices with layers of interconnectivity among supporting technologies, such as auto-ID, biometrics, NFC, RFID, RTLS, Sensors, and Wireless technologies along with point-of-care information delivery and communications devices,” said Dr. Paul Frisch, President and CTO, RHCC. “We are extremely pleased to be part of the Nashville project and believe that our Intelligent Hospital™ will highlight how the combination of these clinical devices, systems and supporting technologies addresses many of the issues affecting workflow and potentially impacting patient care and safety.”

“Our effort to create a unified marketplace for healthcare ideas and innovation strongly complements the mission of the RHCC,” said Bill Winsor, president and CEO of Market Center Management Company.  “A permanent showcase for technology aligned with the Intelligent Hospital™ will capitalize on the significant number of companies and fast-emerging solutions in advanced wireless technology. The interest in the RHCC center, particularly from international healthcare companies and provider organizations, will be significant.”

The Nashville Medical Trade Center is a comprehensive healthcare marketplace that unifies for the first time permanent showrooms, temporary exhibition space, and education and training facilities. The result is a global marketplace for healthcare products, solutions, and services.

About Market Center Management Company

Market Center Management Company (MCMC) is an international wholesale trade center and tradeshow management company based in Dallas, Texas. MCMC and its owner, Crow Holdings, own or manage trade centers and tradeshows on three continents – Asia (ShanghaiMart), Europe (Brussels International Trade Mart), and North America (Dallas Market Center), totaling more than 11 million square feet, more than any other single international company. Within the MCMC trade centers and tradeshows, customers from around the globe source products directly from manufacturers including home furnishings, gifts, decorative accessories and lighting to textiles, fashion accessories, and apparel. The dozens of trade events each year hosted by MCMC are attended by hundreds of thousands of customers from all 50 states and more than 78 countries. MCMC’s website is available at www.marketcentermanagement.com.

About RFID in Healthcare Consortium

The RFID in Healthcare Consortium (RHCC) is an international, educational,  not-for-profit, organization.   The Consortium was founded on September 13th, 2008 to initially address EMI issues with RFID & RTLS technologies but has recently transformed itself into a fully-fledged trade organization. The Consortium is an educationally focused, vendor neutral, technology and frequency agnostic, organization dedicated to promoting the use and adoption of RFID and RTLS technologies in the healthcare, assisted living and nursing home industries. For more information visit http://www/rfidinhealthcare.org

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