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Table 1 IR tracking system expense list

From: A comparison of commercial and custom-made electronic tracking systems to measure patient flow through an ambulatory clinic

Item Price
RF access points (x5) $1395 each
Central network access point $1002
Open area receivers (x4) $530 each
Exam room receivers (x23) $370 each
Designated wireless router $65
Designated computer $1200
Software license $9500
Total $36022
Cost per room/area $1440.88
IR tag cost $38
  1. IR itemized expense sheet: the total cost of the commercial IR system came to $1440.88 per each of the 25 rooms/zones with installation. Although only five of the rooms were used for this study, the real world costs per room are approximated using all rooms with installation in order to divide fix costs appropriately