Staff Duress Solutions

Improve the safety and security of hospital staff and patients with simple, real-time enterprise staff duress solutions.

Our customers

1 out of 4* nurses
is assaulted on the job.
Kontakt.io cloud-based staff duress solutions combined with Smart Staff wearables allow clinical staff to quickly call for help in emergent and non-emergent situations from any place inside the building.
*According to the American Nurses Association.

Personal Protection at the Press of a Button

  • Locate Staff In Real Time
    Get real-time location info on all employees and help decrease response times in emergencies with smart badges that transmit alerts whenever staff need help.
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  • Efficiently Respond to Duress Alerts
    Increase staff sense of safety by notifying security staff in real-time of event location in case of emergency. Provide alerts in the nurse station to other clinicians. Escalate alerts to ensure requests are answered and help in sent in time.
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Proven ROI in Months

$94
k
annually saved in direct workers compensation in typical 100-bed hospital
$744
k
saved in temporary staffing, backfilling, training, decreased productivity and morale.

The New Standard in IoT-Powered Staff Badges

Cloud - based
Bluetooth® LE & IR for room-level asset tracking
2 buttons for calling and cancelling calls (user-defined)
4-year battery life
Horizontal and vertical format, fits your ID badge, no need to carry two badges
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Why Kontakt.io

Time-to-value

Cost per device

Compatibility with other devices and apps

Connectivity architecture

WiFi compatibility

System integration

Deployment type

Time to deploy 200-bed hospital

Cloud compatibility

Room-level certainty

Kontakt.io

3-6 months

$20

Yes

Bluetooth® LE (Open Standard)

Yes

Open API

Do-it-yourself

1 week

100% Cloud-enabled & secure

Yes (AI using Bluetooth® LE, Infrared, Occupancy, Motion)

Legacy Systems

18 months

$60

No

900Mhz (Proprietary) / WiFi (Proprietary)

No / Yes

Proprietary

Certification and training needed; paid service

min 3 months

On-Premises server needed

Yes (Infrared)

Reinventing how loT solutions are delivered
Use-Case Centric
We’ve pre-packaged smart workspaces use cases for real-time people occupancy, environmental monitoring, so you can make a real impact on your employee and visitor safety and experience.
Fits Your Budget
Start where your business focus is. You control the roadmap. 
We handle the scale.
Turn-Key
Forget the complex setup. No need for IT heavy lifting. We will provide you with the devices, software, and training to digitize your workplace in less than a month.

Try our technology

Whether you are an end customer or technology partner, Kontakt.io is your go-to source for healthcare RTLS solutions
Looking for a complete solution or solution components - API or Bluetooth® Low Energy tags, sensors, gateways?

Resources

emergency-call-in-nursing-station
blog
May is Nurse Appreciation Month and we thought it was a good time to remind everyone just what they have to go through to deliver excellent patient care and help keep hospitals running. We’re putting the focus on something that is unfortunately a daily backdrop for millions of nurses as they try to go about […]
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webinar
Join us on this on-demand webinar in which the team from Esri and Kontakt.io discuss how the partnership with Kontakt.io enables all Esri partners to seamlessly deploy indoor positioning solutions within days, and how this ready infrastructure makes it possible to immediately take advantage of the benefits of wayfinding. Get more info and sign up for […]
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Hospital Color Codes & How IoT Can Help Avoid the Dangers They Warn About
blog
Watching enough medical dramas will teach any non-healthcare professional that hospitals use various color “codes” to announce emergencies over the intercom. Medical professionals who have to treat these announcements very seriously instead of part of a relaxing evening in front of the television, they are a shorthand that lets everyone know about a crisis situation […]
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