How Can I Monitor Unauthorized Patient Departures?

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Ask The ExpertsHow Can I Monitor Unauthorized Patient Departures?
RFID Journal Staff asked 11 years ago

Is there an RFID manufacturer or solution provider that has expertise in hospitals, especially with tracking absconding patients?

—Name withheld


There are a variety of companies that focus on providing RFID systems for hospitals, including AeroScout, Airista, Awarepoint, CenTrak, Ekahau, GE Healthcare and Versus Technology. In addition, Sonitor Technologies offers an ultrasound RTLS that can be used to track patients. Each of these solutions could be utilized to monitor patients, and to prevent their unauthorized departure.

—Mark Roberti, Founder and Editor, RFID Journal

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