Optimized Path Planning for a Mobile Real Time Location System ( mRTLS ) in an Emergency Department

  title={Optimized Path Planning for a Mobile Real Time Location System ( mRTLS ) in an Emergency Department},
  author={Shachi Singh and M. R. Friesen and Robert D. McLeod},
Data collection methods used for localization in healthcare facilities involving human data collection often tend to generate inconsistent and ambiguous data. To address these issues, an automated ceiling mounted mobile Real-Time Location System (mRTLS) is proposed. The system utilizes mobile Radio Frequency IDentification (RFID) and is evaluated using agent based modeling. A prototypical agent model for an emergency facility is created using the AnyLogic simulation software. The model… CONTINUE READING
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