Global Med Technologies, an e-Health and medical information technology company, has announced that its Wyndgate Technologies division has signed an agreement to license its transfusion management system SafeTrace Tx to Sheridan Memorial Hospital, of Sheridan, Wyoming.
Sheridan Memorial Hospital is upgrading its blood bank from paper records to an automated system in conjunction with an initiative to increase patient safety. The organization has also purchased a laboratory information system (LIS) developed by Orchard in order to take advantage of new technologies and features which promote efficiency and patient safety. The SafeTrace Tx system will communicate with Sheridan’s new LIS to allow the blood bank and other departments throughout the hospital to share patient information quickly and easily.
SafeTrace Tx is uniquely designed to support the full scale of transfusion services from enterprise-wide centralized facilities to small, individual hospital laboratories. Advanced functionality in SafeTrace Tx, such as electronic crossmatch, automated patient special needs tracking and antigen/antibody functionality, will assist Sheridan in matching patients for transfusions.