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Awarepoint Announces the Big RTLS Music Video Contest
Date:8/23/2010

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Awarepoint Corporation, a major provider of enterprise networked awareness solutions and Real-time Location System (RTLS) applications for hospitals, today announced  The Big RTLS Music Video Contest.  Open to all hospital staff in the United States to submit entries, the contest is based around the significant challenge of the timely and reliable location of costly medical equipment.  Given the increased need for knowing the location, status and movement of equipment in hospitals and the challenges this presents to hospital staff who are responsible for patient care, Awarepoint is hoping to give contestants a stronger voice in this universal hospital challenge -- assuring the right equipment, in the right place, at the right time.

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Along with the Laryngospams, a group of registered nurse anesthetists who produce healthcare-themed music, Valerie Fritz, Senior Vice President of Awarepoint, created "Now We Find More," a song parody using the tune, 'Satisfaction©' by the Rolling Stones®.  "I based the lyrics on time-sensitive medical equipment issues in hospitals -- environments which are dynamic and operationally challenging where people and equipment are constantly on the move.  Often times, critical equipment isn't where it's supposed to be, which becomes an inconvenience for the hard-working clinicians who care for patients.  The song also addresses the significant financial burden this places on hospital managers -- who often rent or over-purchase equipment to assure adequate supply," Fritz said.  "This contest is an opportunity to engage more hospitals in the hopes of using RTLS to shift this paradigm."

Awarepoint's Real-time Awareness Solution provides nurses, technicians and support staff with actionable information to help increase equipment utilization, impact rental reduction, and reduce lost or misplaced equipment. Without an RTLS solution, the inability to find critical assets in a timely manner can adversely affect patient care, clinical outcomes, staff productivity and job satisfaction.

In addition to being featured on Awarepoint's YouTube channel and The AwarepointBlog, winners of the Big RTLS Music Video Contest will receive the following prizes:

  • 1st Place: $2,500 to their hospital's department or the hospital's charity of choice and an iPad® 16GB/3G/WiFi
  • 2nd Place: $1,000  to their hospital's department or the hospital's charity of choice and an iPad 16GB/WiFi
  • Honorable Mention: An iTouch® 8GB

To get hospitals inspired during the contest period, The AwarepointBlog will continue to post some of the best hospital music video spots we find.  The Company's first inspiration was these rapping nurses in a Boston hospital who've created a hilarious hand-washing video, as well as the Laryngospams singing "Waking Up is Hard to Do".

The contest deadline is 11:59pm on January 15, 2011 and all music video entries, in the form of a high resolution video file or DVD, can be sent to jlong@awarepoint.com, or submitted via mail to Awarepoint Video Contest, 600 West Broadway, Suite 250, San Diego, CA 92101.  Visit http://www.awarepoint.com/musicvideocontest.html to obtain a copy of the lyrics and MP3 song, or for additional contest rules.

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About Awarepoint Real-time Awareness Solutions®

Awarepoint solutions are used to map, monitor and measure the status and location of high-value resources (assets and people) in hospitals, and to provide critical data clinicians and healthcare administrators improved workflows and processes associated with these assets. Awarepoint delivers Real-time Location System (RTLS) solutions as managed services, a delivery model that has enabled the company to establish itself in the healthcare market by offering a highly attractive value proposition that focuses on low acquisition costs and rapid deployment. Awarepoint technologies and RTLS applications include its "plug and track" ZigBee wireless sensor network, firmware, active RFID tags, and searching, alerting and reporting software.  The company is headquartered in San Diego, California and serves its hospital customers across the United States through a distribution agreement with Skytron. Track us down at http://www.awarepoint.com.

About ZigBee: Control your world

ZigBee is the global wireless language connecting dramatically different devices to work together and enhance everyday life. The ZigBee Alliance is a non-profit association of more than 300 member companies driving development of ZigBee wireless technology.  The Alliance promotes world-wide adoption of ZigBee as the leading wirelessly networked, sensing and control standard for use in consumer electronics, energy, health care, home, commercial and industrial areas. For more information, visit:  http://www.zigbee.org.


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