Laundry Service Leases RFID-Tagged Linens to Barcelona Hospitals

By Claire Swedberg

A system from UBI Solutions enables Interhospitalia to receive, launder and ship up to one million tagged linen items to 22 area hospitals, and to track each one.

Spanish hospital services company Interhospitalia provides linens and laundry services for 22 Barcelona hospitals by leasing its one million flat linens, uniforms and gowns for use by health-care providers and patients. By tracking the goods via RFID technology, the company is able to manage the status of each linen as it arrives at and leaves a hospital, as well as the laundering services at its own facility. Traditionally, each hospital owned its o...

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