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Moscow State University Hospital Selects Ekahau RTLS to Improve Operations and Patient Safety

RESTON, Virginia, November 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

- The Ekahau Real Time Location System (RTLS) is deployed by IBS and Ubitel at the state of the art Moscow State University Hospital as part of a broader initiative to transform operational efficiency and ensure patient safety

Ekahau Inc., the worldwide leader in high performance Wi-Fi-based Real Time Location Systems (RTLS), today announced that the Moscow State University (MSU) Hospital Lomonosov has deployed Ekahau RTLS in its new, state of the art hospital and adjacent teaching facilities. Established in 1755, Moscow State University Hospital remains the most prestigious healthcare teaching facility in the Russian Federation.

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Moscow State University Hospital, a 300 bed in-patient facility which also treats over 400 out-patients daily, deployed the Ekahau RTLS system in order to track and monitor key medical assets on campus. Ekahau RTLS badges also ensure that staff can request immediate location-enabled assistance and instantly communicate, in the event of a patient or staff emergency.

"MSU was looking for an innovative locating and communication system that would meet our needs as a state of the art teaching hospital" said Sergey Vasuk, Director of Information Technology at MSU. "Upon reviewing different options, Ekahau was chosen because of its unique offering. Ekahau RTLS was easy to install, yet provided the services and performance required," he added.

The Ekahau RTLS system uses the hospital's existing Wi-Fi network to determine staff and asset locations, providing wireless alarming and automated work-flow related communications capabilities. MSU selected Ekahau because the hospital wanted to deploy a system that could cover the whole campus while providing accurate real-time location and work-flow intelligence around assets and staff requests for assistance.

"We are proud to have been selected by MSU because we share their vision of leveraging RTLS to improve operational efficiency and ensure the safety of all stakeholders," said Tuomo Rutanen, EVP of Marketing at Ekahau.

The Ekahau RTLS system was deployed in cooperation with Ubitel, a leading St. Petersburg-based RFID and RTLS solution provider as well as the Moscow-based IBS Group, a leading Russian Systems Integrator.

The Ekahau RTLS deployment is part of a broader initiative at MSU to leverage not only RTLS but RFID and Wireless Sensor networks as well to improve overall supply chain, patient care operations and safety management.

About Ekahau Inc.

Ekahau Inc. is the industry leader in providing Wi-Fi based Real Time Location Systems (RTLS) that offer business intelligence to healthcare, manufacturing and other enterprise verticals. With over 10 years of R&D innovations, Ekahau delivers highly accurate asset and people tracking solutions to customers, using their existing Wireless LAN. More than 400 hospitals worldwide rely on Ekahau's patented technology and innovative Vision™ software platform to make intelligent business decisions. Ekahau partners include leading systems integrators, software developers and WLAN partners such as Cisco, Aruba and other OEMs. Ekahau is headquartered in Reston, VA, with offices in Europe and Asia. Learn more about Innovation through Location, at: http://www.ekahau.com.

About UbiTEL Ltd.

Founded in 2004 and based in St. Petersburg, Russia, Ubitel specializes in building and integrating modern location-aware services into existing customer business infrastructure and processes. Ubitel offers a full range of services. In its engineering activities, Ubitel provides highly qualified consultants for project pre-assessment and execution tasks like ROI analysis, field testing, integration to existing systems, network and application security solutions, integration of available wireless networks and available location solutions. Ubitel closely follows the national Russian regulations in the wireless domain, thus is able to offer its customers the most up-to-date technologies developed abroad. Ubitel's engineering solutions are largely based on radio frequency identification (RFID) and real-time location system (RTLS) based on WiFi, 3G and proprietary technologies. Ubitel's solutions can be customized for almost any application. It is proved by its customers that are coming from different branches of industry, including gas and oil suppliers, steel and aluminum factories, power plants, military, emergency services providers, healthcare, security providers, museums etc. Ubitel is a recognised leader in cutting edge wireless location engineering solutions. Ubitel carries R&D activities - it participates in European FP7 project. http://www.ubitel.ru

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