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RFID for Hospital Care

Jul 23, 2004This article was originally published by RFID Update.

July 23, 2004—Siemens and New York-based Jacobi Medical Center have teamed to offer an innovative RFID healthcare solution. Patients wear RFID-enabled identification wristbands while medical workers carry handheld Tablet PCs loaded with RFID readers. When a reader enters a tag's range, the patient's identification is read and her medical information downloaded wirelessly from a central database to the doctor's handheld PC. The doctor thus has immediate access to patient data, saving time and enhancing the patient-doctor relationship.

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