Haldor Advanced Technologies and Northfield  Medical sign a Partnership Agreement


Cherry Hill, New Jersey, December 2nd , 2014; Haldor Advanced Technologies, the leading provider of RFID-enabled surgical item visibility solutions for hospitals and sterilization centers, and Northfield Medical LLC, a leading US medical equipment repair and service company, signed a partnership agreement. As part of the collaboration, Northfield Medical with its over 20 years’ experience of providing diagnostic and surgical instrument repair and maintenance services to hospitals has been certified as a technical partner and will be able to provide professional services to hospitals using the ORLocate system.

"We are proud to partner with such a distinguished and professional organisation as Northfield. We’ll extend our offering in the US via Northfield and are confident that their experience in serving hospitals nationwide will help us to further expand our reach. This partnership greatly benefits both companies, but foremost every ORLocate user in the US” said Ilan Kadosh-Tamari, CEO of Haldor Advanced Technologies.

"We see the partnership with Haldor as an important step which increases the services portfolio we can offer to hospitals. This particular service will help to satisfy the requirements of the FDA UDI regulation. There is a lot of interest regarding the ORLocate technology in general and Haldor’s RFID H-Tag for surgical instruments” said Monty Wenk, CEO of Northfield Medical.

Haldor’s ORLocate solution is the first commercially available intuitive, interoperable system to leverage RFID technology to track, manage, and analyze surgical items on an individual basis throughout Sterile Processing Departments and Operating Rooms.
ORLocate® enables hospitals to significantly reduce costs associated with surgical instrument shrinkage as well as provide usage data on each instrument to ensure accurate set size and overall inventory, to optimize workflow by actively guiding and monitoring the technician’s processes to ensure compliance, and to enhance the quality of patient care by managing infection control with accurate instrument level data. For more information see a short video.

This agreement will enable Haldor to accelerate the ORLocate System deployment process and provide our clients with comprehensive services. Both companies believe that utilization of RFID technologies in the healthcare space improves efficiency, elevates productivity, and improves patient care.

About Haldor Advanced Technologies
Haldor Advanced Technologies (Haldor) is a privately held company that specializes in developing solutions for the healthcare industry. The company's flagship product, ORLocate, is an automated RFID-based system that is designed to help hospitals improve patient safety, reduce costs, and improve operational efficiencies in Operating Rooms and Sterile Processing Departments. ORLocate® is the only commercially available solution that monitors and tracks surgical instruments and consumables, including sponges, on an individual basis before, during, and at the conclusion of a surgical procedure. ORLocate® offers an advanced solution for inventory tracking and asset and lifecycle management of surgical instruments and sponges.
Headquartered in Hod-Hasharon, Israel, Haldor has offices in Europe, the Middle East, and North America alongside a network of partners in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.

About Northfield Medical
Northfield Medical LLC (Northfield) was founded in Glen Allen, VA, in 1994 as a diagnostic and surgical instrument repair and service company. The company repairs flexible and rigid endoscopes, video cameras and couplers, air, battery and electric powered hand pieces, fiber optic cables, harmonic scalpels, diamond knives, laparoscopic instruments, micro instruments, , general instruments, ultrasound probes, patient monitoring equipment, OR table attachments and many other items. Northfield helps its customers extend the useful life of their equipment and reduce capital expenditures requirements. Northfield’s 65 independent sales representatives service over 2,000 hospitals and surgery centers. Northfield, an ISO 9001:2008 certified company, is headquartered in Greensboro, NC. For more information, please visit their site.

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