Device Technologies to Distribute Haldor's ORLocate® RFID Enabled Surgical Instruments Visibility Solution in Australia and New Zealand

Haldor Advanced Technologies Ltd., the leading provider of RFID-enabled surgical item visibility solution for hospitals and sterilization centers, and Device Technologies, a leading Australian distributor of medical devices, signed a cooperation agreement that will enable the distribution of Haldor’s RFID solutions in Australia and New Zealand. ORLocate® solution is the first commercially available intuitive, interoperable system to leverage RFID technology to track, manage and analyze surgical instruments on an individual basis throughout Sterile Processing Departments and Operating Rooms.

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Device Technologies’ distinguished reputation and leading position in the Australian and New Zealand markets in collaboration with Haldor’s breakthrough technology in surgical items management and tracking will bring significant value to hospitals.

Hod-Hasharon, Israel (PRWEB) May 02, 2013

Haldor Advanced Technologies Ltd., the leading provider of RFID-enabled surgical item visibility solution for hospitals and sterilization centers, and Device Technologies, a leading Australian distributor of medical devices, signed a cooperation agreement that will enable the distribution of Haldor’s RFID solutions in Australia and New Zealand.

ORLocate® solution is the first commercially available intuitive, interoperable system to leverage RFID technology to track, manage and analyze surgical instruments on an individual basis throughout Sterile Processing Departments and Operating Rooms.

ORLocate® enables hospitals to significantly reduce costs associated to surgical instrument shrinkage as well as provide usage data on each instrument to ensure accurate set size and overall inventory, optimizes workflow by actively guiding and monitoring the technician’s processes to ensure compliance, and enhances the quality of patient care by managing infection control with accurate instrument level data. For more information see a short video.

“We are truly excited about this partnership. Device Technologies’ distinguished reputation and leading position in the Australian and New Zealand markets in collaboration with Haldor’s breakthrough and leading technology in the field of surgical items management and tracking will bring significant value to hospitals in these two important markets. The value will be realized through optimizing processing efficiency, reducing costs and enhancing patient safety through improved individual surgical instrument management“said Rubi Halberthal, CEO & President, Haldor Advanced Technologies Ltd.

“We are very proud to be associated with Haldor Advanced Technologies and innovative technology like this” said Device Technologies Australia CEO Peter Ord. “We see surgical items management and tracking as a key driver of hospital efficiency for this region both now and most certainly in the future. By being able to provide solutions like this, it gives us the opportunity to really engage with our customers and partner with them to realise these positive outcomes. This technology fits well with our own brand positioning in the market and we look forward to a mutually rewarding partnership with Haldor”.

Driven by the joined conviction that utilization of RFID technologies in the healthcare space will improve efficiency, elevate productivity and improve patient care, Haldor and Device are now preparing the introduction of ORLocate® solution in Australia and New Zealand.

Haldor Advanced Technologies
Haldor Advanced Technologies fulfills the vision of cost reduction and lean management within modern hospitals and sterilization centers by enabling effective surgical items tracking and effective asset management. Haldor's flagship patent protected product, the ORLocate® system, is an RFID-enabled comprehensive solution that provides surgical instruments workflow management. It helps hospitals to optimize resources, improves operational efficiency, reduces costs, enhances patient safety and improves infection control.

One of its unique features is the capability to simultaneously read multiple surgical instruments. In addition, ORLocate® enables seamless interaction and streamlines the workflow of the sterile processing departments and the operating rooms. It also provides the capabilities to interact with the hospital’s real-time location system as well as the hospital’s information systems and technologies. Haldor is a privately held company with global headquarters in Israel and US headquarters in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. For more information, visit http://www.haldor-tech.com

About Device Technologies
Device Technologies is the largest independent supplier of leading edge medical equipment and consumables to hospitals and healthcare professionals in Australia and New Zealand. Device Technologies is a head quartered in Sydney with additional offices in Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Auckland (New Zealand).

The company serves as the exclusive distributor of many major vendors of surgical and medical device equipment, including Intuitive Surgical, STERIS, Arthrex, and McKesson. Device Technologies’ mission is to deliver superior health outcomes by providing patient access to the best medical systems available worldwide.

Additional information about Device Technologies is available on the Web at http://www.device.com.au

Haldor and the ORLocate logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Haldor Advanced Technologies and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. Third-party trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners.


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