RFID Journal Virtual Event

Virtual Events Jul 19, 2016

RFID in Health Care Virtual Event 2016

July 19, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

  • Charles Morris, Senior Innovation Specialist, Florida Hospital
  • Ashley Simmons, MBA, MBB LSS (Master Blackbelt Lean Six Sigma), Director of Innovation Development, Florida Hospital
  • Mark Roberti, Founder and Editor, Florida Hospital
  • Mark Roberti, Founder and Editor, Florida Hospital
  • Mark Roberti, Founder and Editor, Florida Hospital
  • Mark Robinton, Director of Business Development and Strategic Innovation, Florida Hospital
  • James A. Casavant, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technology Officer, Florida Hospital

In the health-care field, hospitals and other medical facilities are employing RFID to improve patient safety, increase asset utilization with real-time tracking, boost revenue with automated billing and reduce medical errors using track-and-match applications. This virtual event will feature health-care providers and leading early adopters sharing real-world case studies that reveal the business benefits of RFID technology.


19 Jul, 2016 11:40 am
RTLS Innovation Improves Hospital Operations at Celebration Health

Celebration Health, a Florida Hospital facility, is employing a real-time location system (RTLS) to measure the operational efficiency of its 11-suite operating room. A 2016 RFID Journal Award winner for Most Innovative Use of RFID, the facility handles more than 14,000 cases annually. With the growing demand, there is constant pressure to increase efficiency and leverage capacity to the fullest. Team members wear RTLS badges enabling the hospital to gather and analyze data regarding staff members’ movements, in order to ascertain how the OR could become more efficient. The system utilizes the facility’s existing Wi-Fi infrastructure and ultrasound exciters with tags that transmit data to the Wi-Fi nodes and exciters, and software that manages information related to RTLS reads. Celebration Health is using a business-intelligence and analytics tool, as well as its own business-management software, including Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, to evaluate the data and determine what it means for staff efficiency, patient flow and satisfaction, and how these could be improved. Learn how the solution allows management to view information, such as the number of trips for supplies, enabling the hospital to improve procedures based on those findings.

19 Jul, 2016 12:55 pm
Closing Remarks
19 Jul, 2016 11:00 am
Welcome and Introduction
19 Jul, 2016 11:05 am
Calculating the Return on Investment from a Real-Time Location System

An RFID-based real-time location system increases asset utilization rates and cuts expenditures on replacement and rental equipment. In this session, we explain how RFID Journal’s RTLS ROI Calculator estimates that return on investment based on expected improvements in asset utilization rate. The session also covers some of the other soft benefits that can be achieved with an RTLS.

19 Jul, 2016 12:05 pm
Hospital to Home: The Right RFID Application to Navigate the Continuum of Health Care

From hospital to home, RFID technology can improve patient safety and increase the quality of care throughout the health-care continuum. Whether you need to automate processes, optimize equipment workflows and utilization, manage biological specimens in harsh environments, or provide secure electronic visit verification during in-home patient visits, HID Global will guide you through the ideal RFID application best suited for your health-care environment.

19 Jul, 2016 12:35 pm
RFID Provides Award-Winning Visibility for Hospitals

Learn how TrackCore, the 2016 winner of RFID Journal’s Best Use of RFID to Enhance a Product or Service award, uses its universal tissue and implant tracking software, integrated with RFID-enabled cabinets, refrigerators and freezers, to improve hospital compliance and operations. The integrated solution’s near-real-time inventory visibility, temperature recording and secure storage provides improved time management with compliance accuracy and inventory control with minimal human intervention.