OR Monitors Supplies, Safety Via RFID

By Doug

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The University of Tennessee (UT) Medical Center is expanding its use of RFID for monitoring equipment trays and consumables within all of its 36 operating rooms. Five ORs are already employing the technology to track every item used for each surgery. Learn how the RFID system is enabling the staff to leave off items that are never utilized for specific procedures, thereby reducing the number of times that an asset is taken out of storage and returned. Hear how the hospital plans to expand the system to perform OR inventory counts.