Benefits of Medical Equipment Asset Tracking

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Benefits of Medical Equipment Asset Tracking

Reallocate thousands of hours to patient care and save millions with our hospital equipment tracking and management solution. Penguin’s healthcare asset management solution includes a variety of purpose-built asset tags, CMMS integrations, and easy-to-use asset tracking software tools for comprehensive map and list views, robust reporting, and immediate alert notifications. Managed service options help to keep your asset tracking system at peak performance, while consulting engagements provide expert workflow design.

Asset Tracking – Problem

Don’t let the lack of visibility to your medical asset management hinder patient care and ruin financial performance. One-third of nurses report spending at least 1 hour during an average shift hunting for equipment. This can often lead to asset hoarding, which results in over procurement and increased expenditures. Without RTLS, biomed staff also spend the majority of their time searching for assets, instead of servicing them.

Asset Tracking – Solution

Penguin’s active BLE 5.1 asset tracking in hospitals offers a comprehensive solution. Having asset visibility is the first step in achieving an operationally efficient healthcare environment. Penguin offers fast and intuitive asset search, as well as the tools needed to automate equipment workflows such as PAR-level management, preventative maintenance management functions, and equipment distribution. Consulting and managed services programs are available to assist with maintenance activities as well as workflow design.

Our greatest benefit is the way we are using the tool to automate non-value-added tasks, like keeping real-time PAR values and having alerts sent when that PAR has been compromised. This level of automation in medical equipment tracking ensures that critical assets are available when needed, enhancing the overall efficiency of hospital operations.

Automate Your Asset Workflows and Deliver Quality Patient Care

Active BLE 5.1 asset tracking tags are placed on mobile hospital equipment to provide data on its location and status in real-time. Staff can access the hospital equipment tracking software to view where the asset is, while gaining peace of mind that assets will always be available when needed. Speed up preventative maintenance activities and asset compliance workflows to support the delivery of timely, patient-centered care.

Key Benefits of Medical Equipment Tracking

Cost Savings: Egress alerts reduce lost or stolen equipment while robust utilization analytics help to right size your equipment fleet. This results in significant cost savings by minimizing unnecessary purchases and maximizing the use of existing assets.

Caregiver Efficiency: When seconds count, caregivers can eliminate wasted steps and access critical equipment quickly with a simple asset search. This efficiency directly impacts the quality of patient care by ensuring that medical staff can focus on patient needs rather than searching for equipment.

Quality Patient Care: Reduce delays in patient care with PAR-level management to ensure critical equipment is available when and where it is needed most. Efficient medical equipment tracking ensures that patients receive timely and appropriate care.

Regulatory Compliance: CMMS integrations enable more efficient preventative maintenance activities and recall procedures to help ensure regulatory compliance. Keeping equipment in optimal condition and meeting regulatory standards is crucial for patient safety and hospital accreditation.


Asset tracking in hospitals, particularly through the use of advanced BLE 5.1 technology, offers numerous benefits that directly enhance both operational efficiency and patient care. Penguin’s solutions provide a reliable and effective means to track medical equipment, ensuring that hospitals can deliver high-quality care without the burden of asset management challenges. Schedule a demo to see what Penguin can save you and transform your healthcare environment with cutting-edge asset tracking technology.

By leveraging the power of Penguin’s medical equipment tracking solutions, hospitals can reallocate valuable time to patient care, save costs, and maintain a high standard of regulatory compliance, ultimately leading to improved patient outcomes and operational excellence.