- SenoRx Uses Implantable RFID Tags to Mark Breast Tumors
The company's system would allow radiologists to inject a passive RFID tag into a patient's breast, to help a surgeon locate a lesion during a lumpectomy.
- RFID Cabinets Help Saint Joseph's Hospital Buy in Bulk
The Atlanta medical center is using a WaveMark solution to track its inventory of cardiac products, and their usage on patients.
- RFID Journal and RFID in Healthcare Consortium to Host RFID in Health Care Seminar
During RFID Journal LIVE! 2010, leading hospitals and clinics will reveal ways to improve patient outcomes while cutting costs, automating payments and reducing capital expenditures.
- Motorola Announces Handheld Reader for Non-Industrial Uses
The MC3090-Z is lighter than the company's other handheld interrogators, has an omnidirectional antenna and supports the ability to determine the locations of specific RFID tags.
- Bon Secours Richmond Finds RFID Saves $2 Million Annually
The company is using a real-time location system from GE Healthcare to track assets, as well as certain surgery patients, and expects to expand the system to additional operating rooms.
- Toledo Hospital Aims for Greater Visibility
A ZigBee-based system from Awarepoint enables the facility to track its assets and rental equipment by plugging tag readers into wall outlets around the campus.
- Virtua Health Expects Improved Bed Management From RFID
The New Jersey hospital operator's initial deployment will consist of 5,500 hybrid RFID-infrared tags from GE Healthcare, for tracking assets, patients and employees.
- Terrebonne Deploys Temperature-Tracking Tags
The Louisiana hospital is using Newbury Wi-Fi RFID tags from Trapeze Networks to monitor conditions within all of its heating and cooling devices.
- Industry Leaders to Explain Benefits of RFID-Provided Visibility
At RFID Journal LIVE! 2010, senior executives from Airbus, Conair, the Southeast Alabama Medical Center, the U.S. Department of Defense and other early RFID adopters will highlight the technology's ability to deliver total business visibility.
- Genesis Health System Uses RFID to Drill Deeper
AeroScout's Wi-Fi-based technology provides the Iowa hospital with more-detailed reports based on equipment movement and usage, and lets it respond more quickly to natural disasters or other emergencies.
- Middle Tennessee Medical Center to Install TotGuard
The system's RFID tags prompt an alert if an infant is brought to a stairway, elevator or exit, and contain light and temperature sensors to protect them against tampering.
- Wisconsin Blood-Tracking Study Moves to Phase 2
Based on results of an earlier study, the BloodCenter of Wisconsin and its partners will build a prototype RFID system for blood banks and hospitals, supported by a $1.4 million government grant.
- Massachusetts General Uses RFID to Better Understand Its Clinics
A patient- and employee-tracking system, provided by Radianse, will enable the Boston hospital's clinics to gather complex information regarding patient flow and bottlenecks, with the goal of improving care.
- Italian Pharmacy Gains Loyalty With RFID
ASM Venaria's customers are using NFC-enabled cards to track prescription purchases and the results of screenings, such as those measuring glucose or blood pressure levels.
- At Virginia Mason Clinic, RFID Eliminates the Need to Wait
Arriving patients are sent directly to an examination room, thanks to a hybrid RF-IR system that tracks the locations of patients and staff members in real time, and improves efficiency.