Health Care/Pharma: Using RFID to Maintain Patient Safety

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In the United States alone, more than 100,000 people die each year due to infections acquired during hospital stays. Many of these infections occur because health-care professionals failed to wash well enough. IntelligentM has developed an RFID-enabled solution to encourage workers to thoroughly clean their hands, thereby combating the age-old problem of infection transmission that occurs in medical facilities. IntelligentM's wristband uses RFID to r...

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