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RFID Journal covers RFID health care technologies and applications that allow hospitals to track assets, monitor patients, automate payments and increase profitability.

RFID News Roundup

Ingenica Solutions, Terso Solutions partner on RFID-enabled medical device tracking ••• Quake Global to exhibit RFID health-care technology ••• AIM, NFC Forum, RAIN RFID Alliance launch Connections Summit ••• STAR Systems International intros multi-protocol tolling reader ••• Loci, Waltonchain form strategic partnership for RFID, Internet of Things solutions.

Health Care Case Studies

RFID Duck Fits the Bill for Caretakers Comforting Kids With Cancer

The RFID-enabled My Special Aflac Duck uses Sproutel technology to help young cancer patients convey their feelings with RFID-tagged emoji tokens, an IV kit and a soundscape-triggering rocket.

Health Care Features

RFID Trends: What's Ahead in 2017, Part 1

Leading solution providers speak out on the business and technology issues that will impact adoption in the near future.

Health Care Editor's Notes

New RFID Journal Awards

We have revised the categories to better reflect the current trends in RFID deployments.

Health Care Expert Views

The Internet of Things Journey: Trends to Consider for 2018

As you embark on your IoT journey this year, consider these trends and how they may impact your overall strategy, implementation and execution.

Health Care Best Practices

The Big Picture

Companies large and small must take a strategic approach to deploying RFID enterprisewide, so the technology can solve their current problems and sup­port their long-term goals.

Health Care How To Articles

How to Conduct a Successful Proof-of-Concept

This important test will help you determine how best to use RFID to solve your problems.

Health Care Videos

Health Care White Papers

  • The Missing Link in Health Care
    Published September 2017
    Medical professionals constantly seek new and better treatments for acute and chronic conditions, but patients don't always stick to treatment plans. Vodafone explains how the Internet of Things can help to solve this problem, and how connected medical devices encourage patients to follow treatment plans by providing them and their care providers with individualized health data. (8 pages)
  • Case Study: Tracking Medical Devices With RFID
    Published February 2017
    East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust (EKHUFT) implemented radio frequency identification technology to track medical assets at its three medical equipment libraries. The use of RFID has considerably reduced the amount of time clinical and engineering personnel spend searching for devices, while improving equipment utilization levels, increasing patient safety and helping to drive down the need for ad-hoc device hires. (4 pages)
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