- Alien Seeks to Disprove Intermec Patent Infringement
Alien says it is seeking a declaratory judgment to prove its RFID products do not violate Intermec’s intellectual property.
- Wisconsin Governor Signs 'Chip Implant' Bill
A state statute now prohibits the required implanting of a microchip in an individual.
- Wi-Fi RFID System for Long-Term Care
A solution from eHealth promises to help nursing homes protect patients by continually monitoring their locations.
- RFID Platform Plays Marco Polo to Find Assets
RF Technologies has released a new platform whereby tags emit an audible signal so that needed mobile assets can be found.
- Cardinal Health Readies Item-Level Pilot
The drug manufacturer, packager and distributor will test an RFID system that could help verify the authenticity of products moving through the supply chain.
- ATT Rolls Out Managed RFID Service
The U.S. telecom giant is partnering with BEA, Symbol and Intel to provide an offering that includes design, deployment, integration and management of RFID systems.
- Drug Distributor Uses RFID to Vend Meds
By RFID-enabling a refrigerated storage unit, ASD Healthcare is providing a Texas hospital with a way to ensure it always has enough drugs on hand for hemophiliac patients.
- MetroHealth to Get Active/Passive RFID
The 731-bed Cleveland teaching hospital is implementing a real-time locating system using both active Wi-Fi-based tags and passive RFID tags to track and find assets.
- SureID Uses RFID to Cut Prescription Errors
The company's PharmaSure application, being tested by three U.S. pharmacies, is designed to make drug dispensing more efficient and less subject to shrinkage.
- Cardinal Health's RFID Adoption Expands
Cardinal Health, the $75 billion medical distributor and supplier, yesterday announced that it is moving into the next phase of its end-to-end RFID pilot. It will now begin tagging pharmaceuticals at the item, case, and pallet levels.
- GAO Issues Drug Report, Senator Sponsors Bill
A Government Accountability Office report urges FDA reforms; Senator Vitter introduces the Reducing Fraudulent and Imitation Drugs Act.
- Cyclone RFID-Enables Drug Pedigree Software
The company's Healthcare Compliance Suite can now accept RFID tag data to help drug makers and distributors establish a product's authenticity.
- Report Sees Sharp Rise in Pharma RFID
U.K. consultancy IDTechEx expects as many as 10 drug companies will commit to RFID trials in the coming year.
- Companies Believe in RFID Benefits, Not Hype
At RFID Journal LIVE! this week, attendees received an update on Wal-Mart’s RFID deployment and tried to match their needs with the state of the technology.
- Report: Healthcare RFID Worth $2.1B in 2016
Research firm IDTechEx has released a report on RFID's application in the healthcare market and its growth prospects over the next decade. This article lists the key findings from , which predicts the healthcare market's consumption of RFID will grow to $2.1 billion by 2016.