(PRWEB) September 21, 2007
Ronald B. Hegli, Chief Technology Officer and Vice President Engineering at Awarepoint Corporation will address attendees at the upcoming 6th Annual RFID, Barcoding and Emerging Technologies for Hospitals and Health Systems being held September 24 – 26, 2007 in Philadelphia.
What: Technology Discussion: Sensor Networks for Real-time Awareness Solutions in Hospitals
When: Tuesday, September 25, 2007 at 4:00 PM EDT
Where: The Hub Cira Centre, 2929 Arch Street, Mezzanine Level, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Topic: With so many tracking technologies in the market, hospitals don’t know where to start when assessing and selecting technology applications. This presentation will address the benefits of a purpose-built wireless mesh network utilizing Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), Real-time Location Systems (RTLS)and how to best leverage the benefits of tracking technologies. Hegli will discuss the key considerations in choosing the type of network to deploy for asset tracking in healthcare environments.
Following Ron’s presentation, attendees are invited to join Awarepoint colleagues and clients for dinner and cocktails on Tuesday, 09/25 at 7:00 pm. Please meet at the Awarepoint exhibit area at 6:30 pm - transportation will be provided.
About Ron Hegli:
A technology visionary with more than 20 years of leadership experience, Ronald Hegli serves as chief technology officer and vice president of engineering for Awarepoint™ overseeing the essential technology components used to sustain the company’s competitive advantage in the marketplace.
Previously Hegli was vice president of engineering and chief architect at Websense, Inc., headquartered in San Diego. Under his leadership, the Websense product emerged as one of the industry’s most flexible, policy-based management of employee computers. Among his many accomplishments, Hegli helped Websense achieve its initial public offering (IPO) and grow to $111 million in bookings.
Prior to Websense, Hegli served as director of product programs for San Diego-based Nuera Communications, Inc., a carrier-class IP telephony solutions provider. Earlier, Hegli was vice president of engineering for TriTeal, Inc. and also served as VP of engineering for Akonix Systems and WebSideStory.
Hegli started his career with General Electric Company as an Edison engineer, and was a principal engineer with Digital Equipment Corporation. Hegli holds a Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering from Oregon State University and a Masters in Science in Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.
About Awarepoint Corporation:
The Awarepoint® Real-time Awareness Solution SM delivers healthcare providers reliable location, status and movement information to remotely monitor equipment and people. Using minimal hardware and no hard wiring, Awarepoint offers a completely non-disruptive, rapid impact implementation - even in occupied patient rooms. This award-winning solution enables hospitals to map resources, monitor activity and measure performance to more effectively improve business processes that impact patient care and operational efficiencies. Awarepoint is provided as a fully managed service, including 24/7/365 remote system monitoring and full maintenance of hardware and software, requiring no hospital IT resources. The company is headquartered in San Diego, California and serves hospitals across the United States through a national sales and operations workforce. See what’s new at http://www.awarepoint.com. For additional information contact 1-888-824-4866.