Hospital Uses RFID to Prevent Infant Abductions

By Doug

  • TAGS

Conway Regional Health System, a 154-bed acute-care medical center that serves the growing communities of North Central Arkansas, is using a real-time location solution to monitor the whereabouts of infants and young children within the facility. Tags are applied to a newborn's lower leg using a stretchable leg band with a Velcro strip shortly after birth, and the tag is immediately activated by heat from the baby's body. If a tag is tampered with...

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