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By R. 2012-06-15 01:01:50 PM

Appreciate the info.

> >St. Elizabeth's in Utica tracks implantable devices.
> Dr. Verna Gibbs, Professor of Clinical Surgery, University
> of California, San Francisco, also heads up an organization
> that is devoted to tracking surgical related tools, such as
> sponges.
> Medtronic offers some solutions specific to tracking high
> value products.
> These are a few that spring to mind, but there are other
> examples.
> deb
>
> I am currently trying to figure out how to automate
> surigcal
> > supplies in the OR. Does anyone know of any hopsitals
> that
> > have used RFID for their surigical supplies.
> >
> > What I am attempting to do.
> >
> > #1 Track all surgical supplies (Blades, Sponges,
> Catheters,
> > Disposables) for inventory control.
> >
> > #2 Track the same items for expirations, stock rotation.
>
> > For instances if I have RFID'ed sponges I want to be
> able
> > to walk into the central core and be alerted that in 1
> > month there are 3 packs of sponges that will be expiring.
>
> > I will then be able to go to the bin and rotate those to
> > the front.
> >
> > #3 Eventually I would like to be able to incorporate #1
> > into automatically ordering through an automated process.
>
> > Example: I walk into the central core, the system sees
> that
> > RFID #420,421,543,564 is missing and associates those
> > numbers with ndcs and automatically places the order
> > through our prefered vendor.
> >
> > If anyone has a place for me to start let me know.
> >
> > Looking for:
> >
> > #1 RFID System vendors.
> >
> > #2 RFID tags, cheap.
> >
> > #3 Documentation of interference or no interference with
> > surgical equipment.
> >
> > #4 Examples or places that have implimented RFID in a
> > healthcare materials management setting.
> >
> > Thank you in advance.

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