Novel Aproach for Localization of Patients in Urgent Admission Department

  • Jan KubicekEmail author
  • Libor Michalek
  • Tomas Urbanczyk
  • Jaromir Konecny
  • Martin Tomis
  • Filip Benes
  • Jiri Svub
  • Pavel Stasa
  • Leopold Pleva
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 769)


The Real-time Locating Systems (RTLS) are also well known as real-time location systems have recently become significantly important part of many location aware systems. RTLS systems are primarily used for the object tracking placed indoor. This area relates to the healthcare environment where tracking and monitoring of patients are important. The paper deals with the overview of the possible applications of the RTLS systems in the healthcare facilities and their potential benefits. The paper also brings conceptual information about two currently developed systems with the cooperation of Trauma Center of University Hospital in Ostrava with a target of the patient database and mobile application development on the base of the Internet of Things allowing for fully digital archiving patient records. The second system focuses on the development of RTLS system based on the Infra Red (IR) system with anchors where the location of the patient is acquired using IR tags.



The work and the contributions were supported by the project SV4507741/2101, ‘Biomedicinske inzenyrske systemy XIII’. This contribution was supported by the Technology Agency of Czech Republic as a part of competence centres project titled Centre for Applied Cybernetics 3—identification number TE01020197. This work was supported by the project SP2017/158, Development of algorithms and systems for control, measurement and safety applications III of Student Grant System, VSB-TU Ostrava.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan Kubicek
    • 1
    Email author
  • Libor Michalek
    • 2
  • Tomas Urbanczyk
    • 1
  • Jaromir Konecny
    • 1
  • Martin Tomis
    • 2
  • Filip Benes
    • 3
  • Jiri Svub
    • 3
  • Pavel Stasa
    • 3
  • Leopold Pleva
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Cybernetics and Biomedical EngineeringVŠB–Technical University of OstravaOstrava-PorubaCzech Republic
  2. 2.Department of TelecommunicationsVŠB–Technical University of OstravaOstrava-PorubaCzech Republic
  3. 3.Institute of Economics and Control SystemsVŠB–Technical University of OstravaOstrava-PorubaCzech Republic
  4. 4.Trauma Center, Ostrava University HospitalOstrava-PorubaCzech Republic

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