- Pilots of CSL's Battery-Assisted Passive UHF RFID Card Underway
Several dozen sites, including a large U.S. retailer and a private school in India, are testing the company's tag, which offers a read range of up to 80 feet without obstructions, and about 15 feet when attached to a person's body.
- Avery Dennison Expands Its Monza 5 Tag Family
Three new tags join two existing models—all made with Impinj's Monza 5 chip—resulting in a lineup intended to provide greater versatility with a variety of sizes and, in some cases, longer read ranges.
- Emergency Medical Services Providers Try New Equipment-Managing RFID Solution
The system, offered by a nationwide equipment servicer, will enable ambulance crews to verify that the correct equipment is loaded into their vehicles, and to view an alert if anything is being left behind in the field.
- Ann Arbor VA Hospital Tracks Lab Supplies Via RFID
WaveMark's smart cabinets and read stations enable the Michigan medical center to monitor where its lab products are located, when they are used on a patient and when they may be due to expire.
- Robotic RFID Reader Automates Inventory Tracking
Hanmi's PRISMA system features a motorized EPC UHF interrogator that travels along a rail to automatically locate and count products within a warehouse, DC or retail store.
- Bahrain's King Hamad University Hospital Adopts Comprehensive RFID and RTLS Solution
The system combines Wi-Fi RTLS with UHF and HF passive RFID technologies and wireless sensors on a single platform, to track patients, staff members, equipment, medications and temperatures within the new state-of-the-art facility.
- Palex Medical Launches RFID System for Tracking Surgical Supplies
The solution includes an RFID-enabled locking cabinet and a Kanban supply-management system, the latter of which is being used by Hospital Universitari Sant Joan de Reus.
- Consortium Pilot Finds RFID Improves Efficiency of Blood Supply Chain
The Transfusion Medicine RFID Consortium is seeking 510(k) clearance from the FDA for the blood-tracking solutions it developed, which technology provider S3Edge intends to market to blood banks, clinics and hospitals.
- Promedon Boosts Efficiency and Accuracy of Surgical Supply Shipments
The maker of surgical implants and prostheses is employing EPC passive UHF RFID tags and readers to streamline the tracking of outgoing and incoming orders for hospitals.
- Information Mediary Corp. Developing NFC Version of Its Drug-Tracking Products
The company's eCAP and Med-ic offerings are used to help monitor medication usage during clinical trials, by transmitting data indicating when pills are removed from a vial or blister pack.
- Burlington Medical Supplies Adds RFID Tags to Its X-ray Aprons
Passive EPC UHF tags allow users to track the locations and inspection histories of the protective garments used by hospital staff.
- RTLS to Aid Geisinger's Hospitals in Tracking Assets
The Pennsylvania organization's two largest facilities are installing TeleTracking Technologies software and CenTrak hardware to help staff more easily locate equipment, as well as reduce logistics and inventory costs.
- Shands Cuts Equipment Search Time by 98 Percent
The University of Florida hospital is now testing a temperature-tracking solution after installing AeroScout technology to track equipment at three facilities.
- Registration Now Open for RFID Journal LIVE! 2013
RFID Journal's 11th annual conference will feature more than 50 case studies presented by leading end users, as well as solutions from more than 200 technology companies.
- VA to Reassess Contract, Proposals for Nationwide RTLS Deployments
In a decision regarding a protest filed by IBM, the U.S. Governmental Accountability Office requested that the Department of Veterans Affairs reconsider vendor proposals, based on specific changes to its assessment procedures.