- Turck Releases Small, Low-Cost, Short-Range UHF Reader for Industrial Use
The Q120, with a 3-meter read range, is sized to fit into a small alcove or other location where it is less likely to be damaged in a manufacturing environment.
- Hanmi IT Markets Item-Level RFID Tracking Software, New Readers
The software, designed by Hanmi Pharmaceutical's IT division, is being piloted by Korean government agencies, while a future installation by a pharmaceutical company is in the works to manage products from factory to drug store.
- Borda Technology Markets Active and Passive RFID Health-care Solution in the U.S.
The company's system, already in use at hospitals in Turkey, includes both passive and active tags for tracking patients, personnel and assets—all managed on a single software platform.
- Shelfbucks' Bluetooth-NFC Beacons Bring Discounts to Tarrytown Pharmacy's Shoppers
The solution combines BLE and active NFC RFID technologies in a single tag, ensuring that both Android and Apple phones can access coupons and promotional materials.
- U.S. Biologics Distributor Markets RFID Solution to Its Customers
FFF Enterprises believes its Verified Inventory Program-Consignment system can lower a hospital's costs by automating the inventorying and monitoring of blood products, vaccines and pharmaceuticals stored in cabinets located onsite.
- Marshall University Researchers Foresee a 'Perfect Storm' for RFID in Health Care
RFID technology is competing for the attention of hospital IT departments, a study says, but when deployed, it can reduce costs by hundreds of thousands of dollars, and benefit hospitals experiencing growth due to the Affordable Care Act.
- Final Agenda Announced for RFID in Health Care
RFID Journal's ninth annual event will focus on helping health-care providers understand how the technology can help them improve patient safety, hospital operations and supply chain efficiencies.
- Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System Expands RTLS Usage
The Louisiana hospital operator is now installing a Skytron-CenTrak system at a second facility, with a third scheduled to go live after that.
- RFID in Health Care to Showcase Latest Innovative Solutions for Health-Care Industry
RFID Journal's ninth event for the medical industry will focus on helping health-care providers understand how RFID technology can help them improve patient safety, hospital operations and supply chain efficiencies.
- Hong Kong R&D Center Tests Anti-Counterfeiting Solution for Chinese Herbal Medicine
The group expects next month to commercially release the low-cost EPC Gen 2 UHF reader chip that it developed for its AuthenTick application.
- Swiss Oncology Center Prevents Errors Via RFID
Riviera Hospital is using Elekta's RFID-based solution that issues an alert if a patient is being treated with the wrong accessories.
- Sanraku Hospital, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Added to RFID in Health Care 2013 Agenda
RFID Journal's ninth health-care event will focus on solutions that can improve patient safety, hospital operations and supply chain efficiencies.
- North Carolina Hospital Identifies Recalled Drugs Via RFID
The UHF solution, provided by Kit Check, enables the CaroMont Regional Medical Center to reduce the time employees spend locating and replacing recalled medications on crash carts, as well as replacing drugs and resealing kits, from more than 20 hours down to about two hours.
- DHL Thermonet Tracks Drugs and Life-Sciences Goods With RFID Temperature Tag
The solution, employing UHF RFID tags with built-in temperature sensors applied to containers, will enable DHL's customers to maintain a record of shipping temperatures, and receive an alert if an exception occurs.
- Hospitals in Japan, China Seek to Save Lives Via Pocketsize Reader
The facilities are using a handheld, made by BayNexus, to read passive UHF and 2.4 GHz tags and bar codes, and thus ensure patients receive the right medications.