A Tech-Savvy Medical Organization Gives the Thumbs-Up to RFID

By Bob Violino

Intermountain Healthcare implemented an RFID system to improve the speed and accuracy of laboratory testing.

Intermountain Healthcare, a nonprofit integrated health-care system consisting of 21 hospitals and more than 100 clinics in Utah and southeastern Idaho, is known for its innovative use of technology to improve services. In 2008, the Salt Lake City, Utah-based provider was cited in the annual Hospitals & Health Networks' Most Wired study as being one of the nation's most technology-savvy health-care organizations. It marked the ninth time in 10 years ...

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