Memorial Sloan-Kettering Is “RFID-Ready”

By Bob Violino

When the renowned cancer center deployed an asset-tracking system, it took an enterprise approach, paving the way for other applications.

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), in New York City, is a pioneer in cancer care and research—and the renowned institution also considers itself a pioneer in radio frequency identification technology in the health-care sector. In 2006, the organization invested in RFID to track mobile laboratory devices and other medical products purchased under a grant, for auditing purposes. But MSKCC had the foresight to plan to leverage the RFID in...

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