June 18, 2024 | 7 minute

The CIO’s Guide to Asset Tracking, Staff Safety, and Operational Optimization

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As a CIO, you know you perform a critical role in finding the right technology to streamline critical work processes. Traditional methods of managing assets involve complicated paper trails and incomplete or inaccurate computer spreadsheets and data. You also know that different employees or departments each have their own way of doing things, which can make systems convoluted and prone to human error.

Implementing new technology in your facility can seem daunting at first. You may find yourself worried about how long the process may take or how much it will cost. At, we understand your concerns and have created fast, easy, affordable, and scalable solutions that you can have up and running in weeks (not months), giving you excellent value and fast ROI. Learn more about the benefits of AI and real-time asset tracking in healthcare and how can help solve your facility’s problems today.

1. Speed: Rapid Implementation and Real-Time Data

A lengthy downtime to deploy a new technology is not an option. Not only do your patients rely on you for consistent care, but any disruption in your operations can affect your bottom line. That’s why’s platform provides rapid deployment of as little as two weeks so you can go live without disruption. Once your facility is up and running, you will start to see an immediate ROI for incredible time to value.

Riverside Healthcare is just one example of’s fast implementation. had this 300-bed hospital set up in just a few days. The plug-and-play solutions using BLE tags and sensors work seamlessly with your existing infrastructure. Not only does this mean a fast implementation period, but it also means you can easily scale up your system across departments, buildings, and facilities as needed.

Real-Time Insights

Having access to real-time data is essential for making fast and informed decisions.’s RTLS solutions provide information about every tagged asset in your facility, including its current location, availability status, and condition. These capabilities allow staff to optimize asset utilization and manage inventory effectively.’s platform stores all data in the cloud, giving you instant access to information and AI-powered insights so you can take meaningful action in managing your assets, directing staff, and caring for patients.

2. Ease of Use: Designed with Your Team in Mind’s platform is designed to be intuitive and user-friendly with no training or certification requirements. Your team can start using the platform immediately. Once the sensors and gateways are positioned around your facility, employees can track assets and use their ID badges. Data is accessible using the simple app, which staff can access from facility workstations, or through smart phone apps. For healthcare systems to leverage multiple use cases through a single platform with user-friendly dashboards, many times the question is not what use cases to deploy but rather what use cases should be deployed first.

The 800-employee LA LGBT Center chose to start with’s staff safety solution and equipped their staff with wearable panic buttons that send immediate and discrete alerts to security and other teams at the push of a button. Another customer, The Virginia Hospital Center Health System, found the platform so effective and easy to use that they now provide real-time navigation maps and wayfinding instructions to patients and visitors, in addition to using the platform for staff safety and asset tracking.

3. Scalability: Growing with Your Organization

Growth and expansion is an important part of any successful healthcare facility. Whether you hope to increase in size, capability, or both, you must have the IT infrastructure in place to support these changes.’s platform solves dozens of use cases and is the industry’s most scalable platform. As your needs evolve, you can scale up quickly, without lengthy downtimes. has flexible options to add new features and integrate with other systems as needed. Start with staff safety and expand to asset tracking, or vice versa, all on a single platform with unified data.

Future-Proof Technology

At, we understand that when you invest in new technology for your healthcare facility, you want to know that this tech will continue its high performance in the coming years while adapting to future technological advancements.’s platform is built for scalability and integration, so you can continue adding use cases and expanding your capabilities using your existing infrastructure.

One of the reasons’s solutions are so versatile is the use of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology. BLE-enabled devices have an extended battery life and are low-cost. Another important aspect of the platform is the role of open APIs in ensuring long-term scalability and integration with any current system your facility may have. The flexibility makes it simple to access your data from one convenient location, even as you add new capabilities.

4. HIPAA Compliant and AI-Powered

As a healthcare facility, knows that data security and HIPAA compliance are some of your primary concerns. uses advanced security protocols and performs regular external assessments to protect sensitive patient information, giving you and your patients peace of mind.

AI-Driven Insights

AI can gather and analyze a tremendous amount of data. That goes a long way toward enhancing operational efficiency and patient care. AI in healthcare uncovers areas of waste, friction, and bottlenecks in the patient care journey. This is invaluable information you can use to answer crucial questions on how to improve your care and better manage your resources. The insights you glean can even present you with answers to questions you didn’t even realize you needed to ask.

5. Open APIs and IT Friendly

Open APIs are great for seamless integration with your existing systems and other IT infrastructures. uses Kio Cloud to store data, making it simple to access necessary information and manage your devices from anywhere. Staff can share information between members of the care team and access up-to-date patient records. A single unified platform to store, process, and analyze data makes it easier for all staff to communicate with one another and to provide the highest quality of care to their patients. Open standards also give you the freedom and flexibility to expand the capabilities of existing infrastructure by developing new solutions as you continue your digital evolution.

Support and Resources

At, we provide support and resources to your IT team to help you get the most out of your new system. Onboarding is easy with the Healthcare Starter Kit which walks you through each step in the process. We also provide an extensive online knowledge base filled with webinars and articles on a variety of topics. Find answers to your current questions or learn other exciting ways that the platform can benefit your facility. If you ever need additional assistance,’s Technical Support team is ready to help. We focus on outcomes, not boxes of equipment. We are here to provide the best solution for the challenges you’re facing today and tomorrow.

Final Thoughts

Today’s CIOs and IT Directors need effective solutions that deliver real results without negatively impacting your daily operations through lengthy deployment times or high startup costs. is committed to meeting your needs with fast, easy, and scalable solutions.’s platform is secure, AI-powered, and IT-friendly, making it an excellent investment for improving your operations now and in the future.

Are you ready to transform your healthcare IT infrastructure? Explore what offers and discover how this platform can help elevate your facility. Browse informational webinars, learn about the success stories of other healthcare facilities that deployed solutions, or visit the Content Hub for insightful articles and white papers. Contact us today with your questions or to request a demo to get you started.