- 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.
- RFID Boosts Medical Equipment Usage at U.K. Hospital
Addenbrooke's has nearly doubled its use of medical equipment, as well as reduced its labor costs, by employing an active RFID system to track tagged items via fixed portals and handheld readers.
- North Carolina Hospital Identifies Recalled Drugs Via RFID
The UHF solution, provided by Kit Check, enables the CaroMont Regional Medical Center to reduce the time employees spend locating and replacing recalled medications on crash carts, as well as replacing drugs and resealing kits, from more than 20 hours down to about two hours.
- California State Hospitals Expand Personal-Duress System
The expansion to two other psychiatric facilities follows a successful deployment at Napa State Hospital, where employees use Ekahau RFID tags to transmit an alert if attacked by patients.
- Wake Forest Baptist Builds Its Own RFID Solution for Radiology Vest Inspection
The medical center, which plans to market the technology commercially, now uses passive UHF tags to track more than 850 vests, thereby making its inspection process more efficient.
- RTLS Helps Florida Clinic Maintain Small Clinic Feel
A system from Vizzia Technologies using CenTrak hybrid IR and RFID technology helps the 36,000-square-foot facility to identify the locations of patients and health-care workers, to ensure personalized and timely care.
- RFID System Tracks Surgical Instruments in Denmark
Four hospitals are testing Caretag's reading devices and software, as well as Xerafy's RFID tags, tracking surgical tools as they are packed, used in surgery, sterilized and maintained, and thereby reducing tool-management errors and labor.
- Stanley Healthcare Releases Wi-Fi Version of Hugs Infant Protection System
The newest version of Hugs uses a hospital's existing Wi-Fi access points, making it more affordable to deploy, and can also monitor the storage temperature of breast milk and medications.
- Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Finds RTLS Provides Many Benefits
Since the hospital began operating in September, it has been using CenTrak real-time location system technology and Intelligent InSites software to find assets, prevent the spread of infections and locate patients for their families.
- Registration Now Open for RFID in Health Care 2013
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.
- DHL Thermonet Tracks Drugs and Life-Sciences Goods With RFID Temperature Tag
The solution, employing UHF RFID tags with built-in temperature sensors applied to containers, will enable DHL's customers to maintain a record of shipping temperatures, and receive an alert if an exception occurs.
- GuardRFID Launches School Security System
The solution, designed to be affordable, employs real-time location technology, including active 433 MHz RFID tags that staff and students can use to summon help.
- With Thousands of Paper Records to Manage, U.K. Hospital Gets Help From RFID
After adopting 6PM's iFIT solution, Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust reduced the hours needed to retrieve and put away patient files by 80 percent.