- Reproductive Clinic Uses RFID to Guarantee Parental Identity
At Overlake Reproductive Health, passive 13.56 MHz RFID tags and interrogators track human sperm, eggs and embryos throughout the assisted-reproduction process.
- Carolinas HealthCare Launches Huge RTLS System
Carolinas HealthCare System is applying WiFi tags to more than 5,000 assets in what technology provider Ekahau calls one of the largest healthcare implementations of RTLS technology in the US. It is installing RTLS systems at multiple facilities to help centrally track assets as they are shared across 15 hospitals.
- Health Facility Uses RTLS to Provide 'Concierge' Care
In Houston, a freestanding provider of emergency and diagnostic services leverages a real-time location system to offer a higher level of personalized health care.
- HP Canada Partners With Universities to Create RFID Labs
The joint effort, participants say, helps all involved parties conduct RFID pilots, carry out research and better serve the needs of industrial companies and other end users.
- RxTrakker Puts Patient Data in ID Bracelet
The system uses encryption and compression to store a patient's medical data on a wristband's embedded RFID tag, providing health-care workers with fast access to vital information.
- Rochester Institute of Technology Researchers Work on Sensor Network
The goal of the multiyear project is to develop a secure RFID-based system that would enable care providers to remotely monitor patients' cardiac health and medicine consumption.
- Indonesia's Special Forces Unit Adopts RFID
An RFID-enabled identity card enables soldiers to purchase items, and might soon be expanded to enable access to their medical history.
- AT&T Debuts Managed RTLS for Health-Care Organizations
The service includes the installation, management, maintenance and hosting of an RFID-based real-time location system that companies can use to track assets, patients and staff.
- New RFID Medical Cabinets Deployed at 50 Hospitals
ASD Healthcare and Blue Vector announced RFID-based drug cabinets they developed have been installed in more than 50 hospitals. Active RFID tags are applied to individual drug doses so an in-cabinet reader can monitor inventory levels for automated replenishment. Other integrated sensors monitor storage conditions and issue alerts.
- HCA North Florida Expands Its RTLS to Track Patients
The hospital group, having already deployed active RFID to monitor the whereabouts of movable assets, will use the technology to keep tabs on its patients.
- Local Hospital Spearheads Mexico's Digital-Hospital Initiative
The health-care facility, located in Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco, is installing a Wi-Fi-based RFID system to track patients, staff and assets, as well as improve patient care.
- USDA Approves Implantable RFID Tag to Track Horses
The passive tag is now more aligned with international requirements for tracking animals, and is designed to help the agency's National Animal Identification System keep tabs on disease outbreaks.
- Microsoft to Showcase RFID-Enabled Applications at EPC Connection 2007
The software giant and its partners will demonstrate several ready-to-deploy, RFID-enabled applications at the conference, to be held Oct. 2-4, in Chicago.
- RFID Medical Cabinets Evaluated in New Benchmark
RFID solutions provider ODIN technologies today released the tenth in its series of RFID hardware benchmarks. Entitled , this one addresses the burgeoning market for RFID medical cabinets and shares the results of performance analysis ODIN conducted on three particular products.
- Gentag to Commercialize Super RFID Technology
Until now, the long-range real-time location system has been utilized solely by the military, but Gentag hopes to develop the tag for use in the private sector, to pinpoint people and objects up to 12 miles away.