- Shimane University Hospital Tags Surgical Tools, Cuts Costs
An RFID-enabled surgical instrument tracking system from KRD Corp. allows the hospital, as well as Wakayama Medical Center, to boost efficiency and eliminate errors.
- Saint Francis Medical Center Employs RFID to Track Staff Training
At the hospital's request, attendance-software provider DotEnablers developed a mobile version of its event-tracking software, used in conjunction with RF IDeas dongle readers.
- RFID News Roundup
Ecom instruments intros UHF reader for intrinsically safe iroc-Ci70 handheld computer ••• FineLine's SolidTag service offers fashion RFID hangtags, labels in low volumes ••• Proventix RFID data helps researchers discover hand-washing compliance patterns ••• Protavic Releases RFID-GO, a matched system of adhesives and inks for tag manufacturers ••• TI RFID readers on rovers prove to be less stressful to penguins ••• LogiTag releases mobile app for hospital inventory management, charge capture.
- Cardinal Health to Be Cornerstone Sponsor at RFID in Health Care 2014
RFID Journal's 10th annual health-care event will focus on showing how the technology can help hospitals improve patient safety, operations and supply chain efficiencies.
- RFID News Roundup
Zebra Technologies completes acquisition of Motorola Solutions' enterprise business ••• PDC Healthcare partners with MEPS Real-Time to sell Intelliguard system ••• EPC Solutions Taiwan adds Farsens RFID sensors to data-center solution ••• Tageos signs RFID licensing agreement with Round Rock Research ••• M2M Spectrum Networks, GlobeRanger prepare pilot project with Texan sheriff office ••• NC State professor studying ways to reduce RFID chip costs.
- At WesleyLife Retirement Community, RFID Brings Freedom to Residents
The system, from Stanley Healthcare, brings peace of mind to the citizenry of The Village, by enabling them to request help regardless of where they are on the 37-acre campus.
- National Cancer Centre Singapore Treats More Chemotherapy Patients, Saves Time for Nurses
The organization has boosted its patient load by 20 percent by using active RFID tags to track the flow of patients to and from treatment chairs, as well as prompt pharmacists and nurses.
- Industry Leaders to Present New Case Studies at RFID in Health Care 2014
The RFID Journal conference will focus on helping health-care providers understand how the technology can help them improve patient safety, hospital operations and supply chain efficiencies.
- Wrestler-Turned-Entrepreneur Launches Concussion Tracker
An injury sustained during a wrestling match led a young MIT graduate to develop a concussion-tracking system that leverages the Internet of Things.
- Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust to Expand RTLS Deployment
The U.K. organization intends to use Stanley Healthcare tags and software to track high-value equipment, monitor hand-washing, manage patient flow and facilitate a number of other tasks.
- RFID News Roundup
U.K. hospital prescribes RFID to track medical records, supplies and more; Adesto introduces low-power, sterilization-tolerant memory for wearable electronics, RFID bio apps; Nestlé delivers recipes via contactless communication to shoppers at Woolworths; Radius Networks updates is RadBeacon USB proximity beacon; Xtreme RFID joins Reusable Packaging Association.
- Rady Children's Hospital Tracks Anesthetic Drugs Via RFID
The California facility is using MEPS Real-Time's RFID-enabled cart to manage trays filled with medications, with the goal of improving efficiency and patient safety by ensuring that the right drug is available and never nearing expiration.
- PantryLabs' Vending Machine Dispenses Fresh Foods Via RFID
The California startup's refrigerated kiosks, installed at UCSF Medical Center and Stanford Health Care, can identify sandwiches and other perishable products stored within, and can track sales and inventory levels.
- Barcelona-area Hospital Manages Surgical Supplies Via Smart Cabinet
The Consorci Sanitari de l'Anoia is applying RFID tags to high-value surgical items, in order to track which patients receive them, as well as ensure that the inventory count is up to date, and that no product expires before use.
- PostNL Tracks Temperature-Sensitive Pharmaceuticals Via RFID
The company has installed SenseAnywhere active UHF transceivers and receivers within the postal vehicles it operates in Belgium.