Inventory control system for healthcare providers that simplifies management of radiation protection garments now used nationwide
NEWPORT NEWS, Va., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Burlington Medical Supplies (BMS) and its partner, ODIN, have announced the full implementation of the Burlington Apron Inventory Management System (BAIMS). The radio frequency identification (RFID) system was first launched six months ago and is available through BurmedID, a division of BMS.
The system allows healthcare providers to efficiently identify, organize and manage radiation protection garments such as x-ray aprons for multiple departments using cutting-edge technology.
“The BAIMS RFID inventory management system has been successfully implemented in many large teaching hospitals and healthcare systems throughout North America,” said Steve Porter, president of BurmedID.
Healthcare providers participating in the launch include Johns Hopkins, Stanford, Massachusetts General, Ohio State, University of Maryland, Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) Healthcare and Bon Secours.
“The BAIMS system has allowed us to finally organize, inventory and track all of our lead aprons,” said Bill Vicinanza, director of Imaging, HCA Healthcare, Clear Lake Regional. “We have found the system to be user-friendly and the website tools to be extremely helpful. BAIMS has given us the confidence when inspectors come.”
“ODIN is pleased to be partnering with Burlington to provide RFID solutions. Our Intelligent Asset Management (IAM) and Easy ID platforms provide Burlington with the ability to deliver seamless inspection and inventory control to their customers,” said Patrick O’Bright, chief operating officer. “ODIN provides its clients with tracking, monitoring and data collection solutions for any type of critical asset such as lead aprons, IV pumps or even staff and patient tracking.”
A BAIMS video demonstration is available athttp://burmedid.com/demonstration/.
About Burlington Medical: Burlington Medical Supplies (www.burmed.com), headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, is the leading manufacturer forcustomized x-ray protection aprons, eyewear and supplies and distributes these products throughout the U.S. The company offers a vast selection of lightweight lead-free and lead aprons with factory-direct customer service. Burlington Medical is ISO 9001 certified.
About Odin Technologies, Inc., a Quake Global company ODIN, (www.odinrfid.com) is the global leader in RFID software, service and solution development with more than 500 successful projects worldwide, 10 patents and more than $30 million invested in RFID solutions.