ORLocate Sponge® Committed to Keeping Patients Safe at Cambridge Health Alliance.
November 20th 2017
The ORLocate Sponge® System by Haldor Advanced Technologies, the only RFID enabled system that counts and locates surgical sponges and instruments in operating rooms, is enhancing patient safety and quality of care throughout Cambridge Health Alliance, an academic community health system in Massachusetts. The ORLocate Sponge® System was recently deployed at both the Operating Room and L&D departments at Cambridge and Everett Hospitals.
New Harvard Medical School literature review study identifies RFID technology to have the potential to substantially improve patient safety by reducing RSI errors.
March 21st 2017
The ORLocate® system by Haldor Advanced Technologies, has been identified in a literature review study by researchers from Brigham and Women’s, Harvard and Northeastern University as the only RFID based system currently available in the market for counting and tracking of both surgical instruments and sponges in a study that identifies how RFID can improve patient safety and reduce RSI risks.
Haldor Advanced Technologies deploys its ORLocate System in two New South Wales and Queensland hospitals part of Australian hospital chains.
June 10th 2016
The ORLocate® system is used by the two hospitals to manage their surgical instrument sets throughout the sterile reprocessing department. It provides traceability and reconciliation of surgical instrument sets throughout the entire workflow cycle, including as they pass through the hospital’s operating theatres and procedural rooms.
Haldor Advanced Technologies and Hill-Rom Enter into Exclusive Global Distribution Partnership to Distribute Haldor's ORLocate® Suite of Products.
May 11th 2016
Haldor Advanced Technologies (“Haldor”), a developer of medical technology products, announced today that it has entered into an exclusive global distribution agreement with Hill-Rom (NYSE: HRC), a leading global medical technology company. The agreement covers the exclusive distribution of Haldor's market leading ORLocate® suite of products and technology.
Haldor Advanced Technologies Releases a NEW version of
the ORLocate® SPD Solution, Raising the Bar for RFID Standard in Sterile Processing Management Solutions.
April 21st 2016
Haldor Advanced Technologies announced today the release of a new version of the ORLocate® SPD Solution. ORLocate® SPD workstations are equipped with one or more of Haldor’s proprietary devices, optimized for the relevant use-cases and the sterile processing lifecycle. The ORLocate® Workflow Designer enables our solution specialists to tailor the deployment to each hospital’s requirements, ranging from a small site using set level tracking up to a group of hospitals and clinics served by several sterile processing departments.
Haldor Advanced Technologies Releases a NEW RFID Tag Optimized for Sponge Tracking via its ORLocate Sponge™ System.
February 4th 2016
Haldor Advanced Technologies announced today the release of a new RFID tag for its line of RFID marked sponges, gauzes, and towels. The new ORLocate Sponge™ Tag cylinder shape dramatically reduces the tag footprint compared to the token shaped tag previously used, and the new tag can easily be embedded into smaller sponges and gauzes.
Haldor Advanced Technologies Releases a Breakthrough New Sponge Management Solution: Modular, Mobile, Wireless, and Tailored per Use-case and Requirements.
September 8th 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.
Haldor Advanced Technologies Releases the S-Tag, a new RFID Tag Optimized for Tracking of Surgical Sets Throughout Hospitals’ Perioperative Workflows.
August 10th 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.
An Article @ the Canadian Healthcare Network.
August 10th 2015
Tim Wilson from the Canadian Healthcare Network published an article 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 13th 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
February 18th 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.
January 5th 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.
December 2nd 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
November 18th 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
January 1st 2014
Haldor Comments on the Joint Commission Sentinel Event Alert on Preventing Retained Foreign Objects.