- 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.
- Promedon Boosts Efficiency and Accuracy of Surgical Supply Shipments
The maker of surgical implants and prostheses is employing EPC passive UHF RFID tags and readers to streamline the tracking of outgoing and incoming orders for hospitals.
- Information Mediary Corp. Developing NFC Version of Its Drug-Tracking Products
The company's eCAP and Med-ic offerings are used to help monitor medication usage during clinical trials, by transmitting data indicating when pills are removed from a vial or blister pack.
- Motorola Updates Its 9000 Series Handheld Reader
Compared with its predecessor, the new MC9190-Z industrial handheld features a faster processor and more memory, as well as a larger screen and additional keyboard options.
- Registration Now Open for RFID Journal LIVE! 2013
RFID Journal's 11th annual conference will feature more than 50 case studies presented by leading end users, as well as solutions from more than 200 technology companies.
- Marlin Steel Introduces RFID-Enabled Baskets to Aid Manufacturing
The system is designed to increase visibility in the assembly process, to track components' locations and to ensure that a company has the correct quantity of parts on hand.
- Hospital Pharmacy Keeps Emergency Medication Kits in Check
The University of Maryland Medical Center's solution, from Kit Check, employs an RFID reader station to identify which medications are loaded onto a crash cart's tray, and which require replenishment.
- RFID Journal Announces Final Agenda for RFID in Health Care 2012
The event will focus on educating health-care providers about how radio frequency identification technology is helping to improve patient safety and operations.
- Tanning Salon Products Manufacturer Shines a Light on Product Diversion
New Sunshine is using a UHF RFID system from WS Packaging to track shipments of its Designer Skin products, thereby creating a record that it can trace if goods are diverted to another outlet.
- AL-KO Improves Production Management Via RFID
The German manufacturer of industrial air conditioners now has visibility into which parts are arriving at its final assembly plant.