- 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.
- Boeing, Hanmi Pharmaceutical, Impinj Among Winners of 2013 RFID Journal Awards
The winners for Best RFID Implementation, Most Innovative Use of RFID, Best Use of RFID to Enhance a Product or Service, Best in Show, Special Achievement and the RFID Green Award were announced today at the RFID Journal LIVE! conference.
- Michigan's Memorial Healthcare Adopts Ekahau Wi-Fi Tags
The hospital is using the tags to enable personnel to request help or send an alert while working in the behavioral health unit, as well as track the temperatures of medicines and other perishables within its pharmacy.
- Brigham and Women's Hospital Tests NFC RFID for Patient Bedsides
An interdisciplinary project team is developing a solution for the electronic management of medication administration, with Near Field Communication passive tags attached to medications, patients' wristband and nurses' badges.
- RFID Journal LIVE! 2013 to Feature Nine Preconference and Four New Post-conference Seminars
The company's 11th annual conference and exhibition will include seminars and workshops focused on RFID's use in various industries.
- Bahrain's King Hamad University Hospital Adopts Comprehensive RFID and RTLS Solution
The system combines Wi-Fi RTLS with UHF and HF passive RFID technologies and wireless sensors on a single platform, to track patients, staff members, equipment, medications and temperatures within the new state-of-the-art facility.