- Mainspring Healthcare Offers New Workflow Solution to Go With New Name
The company, previously known as St. Croix Systems, is supplying hospitals with a single software platform to manage multiple technologies, including RTLS and passive UHF RFID tags, to track the movements of goods and people, as well as sensor data.
- LIVE! 2014 to Feature Keynote Presentations from Airbus and the Veterans Health Administration
RFID Journal's 12th annual conference and exhibition will be held on Apr. 8-10 in Orlando, Fla.
- OhioHealth Tests System for Tracking Hand-Hygiene Compliance
A trial of RFID-enabled hand-washing stations has allowed supervisors to view usage and takes steps to promote compliance, while personnel can view their own performance and that of their colleagues.
- RFID News Roundup
Phychips unveils new Arete RFID readers for phones, tablets; Zebra's Zatar IoT cloud platform to integrate with Entigral's TraxWare software; Ekahau's RTLS reduces emergency response times at Danish elder-care center; NiceLabel acquires its North American distributor, Niceware International; Nor-Lea Hospital District to enhance patient flow via Versus RTLS.
- Marshall University Researchers Foresee a 'Perfect Storm' for RFID in Health Care
RFID technology is competing for the attention of hospital IT departments, a study says, but when deployed, it can reduce costs by hundreds of thousands of dollars, and benefit hospitals experiencing growth due to the Affordable Care Act.
- SATO Acquires Magellan Technology
The company says it will complete its acquisition of Magellan's health-care business, along with all intellectual properties, by early next month.
- Final Agenda Announced for RFID in Health Care
RFID Journal's ninth annual event will focus on helping health-care providers understand how the technology can help them improve patient safety, hospital operations and supply chain efficiencies.
- Zebra Releases Small, Low-Cost RFID Printer-Encoder
The desktop ZD500R allows companies to print and encode EPC Gen 2 UHF labels in lower quantities than with industrial printers, thereby saving cost and space.
- RFID News Roundup
Farsens unveils battery-free RFID magnetometer sensor tag; Hong Kong RFID Ltd. announces upgraded industrial handheld reader; Checkpoint report finds shrinkage cost retailers $112 billion, but RFID usage is mixed; Wyoming Medical Center tracks supply replenishment via LogiTag RFID system; AMS schedules multi-project wafer start dates for analog foundry customers in 2014; Quake Global announces modems supporting new Inmarsat-Orbcomm global satellite M2M standard.
- British Red Cross Tests RFID for Equipment Tracking
The agency hopes to use passive EPC tags and readers to identify which assets are located at an emergency event, as well as who are responsible for them, reducing the risk that they might be lost or underutilized.
- Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System Expands RTLS Usage
The Louisiana hospital operator is now installing a Skytron-CenTrak system at a second facility, with a third scheduled to go live after that.
- RFID in Health Care to Showcase Latest Innovative Solutions for Health-Care Industry
RFID Journal's ninth event for the medical industry will focus on helping health-care providers understand how RFID technology can help them improve patient safety, hospital operations and supply chain efficiencies.
- Breast-Implant Maker Markets RFID-enabled Products, Services
A physician will be able to read the embedded tag of a patient's implant, in order to identify the model, size and other details about that implant.
- Swiss Oncology Center Prevents Errors Via RFID
Riviera Hospital is using Elekta's RFID-based solution that issues an alert if a patient is being treated with the wrong accessories.
- Sanraku Hospital, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Added to RFID in Health Care 2013 Agenda
RFID Journal's ninth health-care event will focus on solutions that can improve patient safety, hospital operations and supply chain efficiencies.