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  • RTLS Aims to Bring Calm and Order to Emergency Department

    With a Tagnos RTLS solution that tracks the movements of patients and staff members, St. Joseph Hospital has reduced throughput times and decreased the number of patients who leave before being seen by 30 percent

  • RTLS Helps Hospital Cut Surgical Turnaround Time by 10 Percent

    Adventist Health White Memorial is using a Tagnos RTLS solution to manage the location and status of surgical patients and thereby improve efficiency for surgical procedures.

  • Sheba Medical Center Reports Cost Savings With RFID Cabinet Solution

    The Israeli hospital is among the companies deploying a UHF RFID-based system from LogiTag to manage the locations and statuses of implants and other critical and high-cost medical devices, ensuring they aren't missing, ordered in excess volume or set to expire.

  • Hospital Builds Intelligence One RTLS Step at a Time

    St. Joseph Mercy Oakland has deployed a real-time location system that tracks the locations of staff members, patients and assets, while wayfinding will be the latest option to help visitors and patients locate their desired destination.

  • RFID Journal LIVE! 2019 Report, Part 2

    RFID Journal recently held its 17th annual conference and exhibition. View the presentations from the event's main conference sessions and the RFID Journal Awards.

  • Hackensack Meridian Health Expands BLE Wayfinding to Jersey Shore

    One of New Jersey's largest health-care companies is using location-based data from a Connexient solution to provide its patients and visitors with automated wayfinding that can be integrated with their health records and appointments app.

  • Drug Company Automates RFID Tagging of Compounded Products

    Nephron Pharmaceuticals is making its own RFID-enabled labels to attach to each compounded syringe products it sells to hospitals and health-care providers, so that they can be tracked from the point of shipment to patient bedsides.

  • Hospital's Hand-Hygiene Rate Doubles With RTLS Technology

    Marin General Hospital has raised its compliance rate from 45 percent to 77 percent via an RFID solution from SwipeSense, and is now using the same technology to track assets.

  • NFC Helps Track Medication Use in Clinical Trials

    Schreiner MediPharm has released its Smart Vial Kit for clinical trial testing, which uses printed electronics to capture and store sensor data related to when a medical device was removed, as well as NFC technology to transmit that data for review and analysis on an app.

  • RFID Tracks Elderly Care Participants and Staff, Onsite and Off

    In the event of an emergency, Senior TLC is employing mobile RFID readers at mustering stations off the facility grounds to ensure the safety of its members and personnel, while active and passive RFID tracks the locations of individuals and care bags throughout the building.

  • Medical Clinic Cuts Patient Wait Times By 75 Percent

    Oregon Medical Group's RTLS solution from Intelligent InSites, using Centrak's Gen 2 IR and RFID technology, has enabled nearly 500 patients daily to proceed directly to examination rooms, and to be seen by doctors faster—and, on average, for five minutes longer.

  • RFID Cuts Worker Alert Response Time in Half

    Gilbane Building Co. has reduced the amount of time it takes to respond to a worker's help call by about 91 percent, using an RFID solution from Triax to automatically detect a potential injury and issue an alert with that individual's location to the medics onsite.

  • RFID Journal LIVE! 2018 Report, Part 2

    RFID Journal's 16th annual conference and exhibition was held last month. View the presentations from the event's main-conference sessions and the RFID Journal Awards.

  • 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.

  • Florida Fire and Rescue Supplier Extends Visibility via RFID

    The Bonita Springs Fire Control and Rescue District, using RFID tagging services from supplier QuadMed and a solution from Silent Partner Technologies, has reduced its inventory spending by 30 percent, while the Broward County Sheriff's Fire and Rescue Office plans to track the goods it uses and sells for emergency services.

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