In the News

Haldor Advanced Technologies Releases a Breakthrough New Sponge Management Solution: Modular, Mobile, Wireless, and Tailored per USe-case and Requirements.
Sep 2015
The new ORLocate sponge management system is modular by design. The system includes a low cost RSI (Retained Surgical Items) product and/or a counting & reconciliation product that enhances patient safety and provides the staff with adjunct auto counts technology, per AORN guidelines. processes.
Haldor Advanced Technologies Announces the Release of its S-Tag, a new RFID Tag Optimized for Tracking and Tracing of Surgical Sets
Aug 2015 
The S-Tag can easily be attached to metal and plastic trays and sterilization containers. The patent pending S-Tag is optimized for scanning and rapid identification by the ORLocate® system and Haldor’s proprietary RFID readers and it withstands the rigorous decontamination and sterilization processes. 
Play tag in the OR
Aug 2015
Tim Wilson from the Canadian Healthcare Network published an articale about the deployment of ORLocate System at the University Health Network deployment."The benefits of a system like this are hard to argue against. The UHN will now have access to instrument level traceability and user accountability"   
Haldor Advanced Technologies Deploys Canada's First RFID Enabled Management System of Surgical Instruments at the University Health Network
July 2015
Haldor Advanced Technologies has been awarded a contract to install the ORLocate®  System at the University Health Network ("UHN") on of Canada's largest healthcare providers that operates four major hospitals in Toronto and is known for its leadership in Canadian healthcare and adoption of new technologies that improve patient safety.
Haldor Advanced Technologies Announces the Release of the HoveRead, a Revolutionary Handheld Device Capable of Detecting Hundreds of RFID Tagged Instruments in Seconds 
Feb 2015
Haldor Advanced Technologies announced today an extension of its ORLocate® pioneering product portfolio with the launch of the HoveRead™ a revolutionary handheld RFID reader designed to work with and extend the ORLocate® workstations offering. The HoveRead™ facilitates intraoperative counting executed several times along the procedure and improves sterile processing department technician performance and productivity.
Haldor Advanced Technologies and 3M Announce the Release of Haldor's ORLoacte System Interface to 3M's Attest Auto Readers 
Jan 2015 
Haldor Advanced Technologies announces the release of an automatic integration Connector between the ORLocate® SPD Solution and the 3M™ Attest™ Auto-readers. It captures Biological Indicator test results, eliminates the need to enter data manually and guide users to select cycle-appropriate test packs and thus eliminate the risk of using an item from a batch with a positive BI test in the Operating Room.
Haldor Advanced Technologies and Northfield Medical sign a Partnership Agreement
Dec 2014
Haldor Advanced Technologies and Northfield Medical, a leading US medical equipment repair and service company, signed a Partnership Agreement. With its over 20 years’ experience of providing diagnostic and surgical instrument repair and maintenance services to hospitals, Northfield Medical will provide professional services to hospitals using the ORLocate® System
Haldor extends the ORLocate Solution to include a NEW Business Analysis and Reporting Module
Nov 2014
ORLocate View’s Management Dashboard provides Sterile Processing Department Managers with instantaneous situation awareness. It utilizes score card and KPI methods to highlight potential bottlenecks, missing items, malfunctioning machines, and assists in optimizing resources.
Joint Commission Alert - Preventing Retained Foreign Objects 
Jan 2014
Haldor Comments on the Joint Commission Sentinel Event Alert on Preventing Retained Foreign Objects

OR Today:  Sterile Processing Dept. works with the OR to improve care 
Nov 2013
"Haldor’s ORLocate® system, the leading RFID-enabled surgical instrument management solution, is another technological innovation that can help improve the relationship between the OR and CSP"
Belimed and Haldor signs Strategic Partnership 
Sep 2013
Belimed Inc. and Haldor Advanced Technologies announce Strategic Partnership for Real-Time Surgical Instrument Management System
Haldor selected by Premier Healthcare as supplier of Surgical Instrument Tracking Systems
Aug 2013
Haldor Advanced Technologies Awarded Surgical Instruments Tracking and Management Agreement with Premier Helathcare Alliance. Premier Members to Benefit from Haldor's unique RFID enabled Solution

ORLocate demostrated to NPAG forum in London 
Aug 2013
The ORLocate platform was demonstrated to the UK National Performance Advisory Groups (NPAG) HSDU and Operating Theatre Managers Forums at the Royal Asiatic Society in London
RFID Journal: The ORLocate System support UDI 
July 2013
The ORLocate system repository already supports the GS1 tag data standard format....Tagging can be accomplished either via RFID or 2D matrix... The firm also added support in ORLocate for the Unique Device Identification (UDI) rules
The ORLocate System is GS1 compliant and UDI ready! 
July 2013
The ORLocate Platform - RFID enabled tracking of surgical instruments is NOW GS1 compliant and UDI READY
OneSource MIFU's are now optionally integrated into the ORLocate System  
May 2013
Best Practice Professionals, Inc. and Haldor Advanced Technologies Ltd. announce partnership for surgical instrument management
Device Technologies, to distribute ORLocate in Ausralia & New Zealand
May 2013
Device Technologies to distribute Haldor's Orlocate® RFID enabled surgical instruments visibility solution in Australia and New Zealand
Intelligent Hospital Today: RFID enabled Sterile Procssing  
December 2012
 "RFID and sterile process using RFID"
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Intelligent Insights and Haldor to offer an integrated solution
September 2012
Haldor and Intelligent InSites Announce Integrated Enterprise RTLS

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Medical Devices Today
 May 2012
 "Haldor Advanced Technologies Ltd."
 Market Watch, Reuters
 January 2012
Haldor Advanced Technologies Commercially Introduces the New ORLocate Surgical Instrument Tracking System to North America
 December 2011
 "The Medical Errors Detector"
 Kommersant, Russia
 November 2011
 "Minimal, but profitable improvements"
 MTD, Germany
 November 2011
 "Innovation made in Israel - Instrument Management"
Allbiomedical – Product News Center
September 13, 2010
"ORLocate® uses RFID technology for Tracking Surgical Instruments, Sponges During Surgery"
RFID for Healthcare
"ORLocate - Haldor Advanced Technologies Ltd"
 2010 RFID Journal
 August 27, 2010
 "ORLocate RFID-enabled System for Surgical Sponges and Instruments Gets FDA Clearance"
 medGadgets ORLocate
 August 26, 2010
 "Surgical Tool Tracking System Gets FDA OK"
 News Medical
 August 25, 2010
 "ORLocate system designed to prevent medical errors in surgical procedures receives
FDA clearance"
 Medical Device and Diagnostics Industry
 August 26, 2010
 "When Surgical Sponges Lose Their Way"