The Benefits of Tracking Implants Via RFID

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Medical device companies, such as Stryker Orthopaedics, are using RFID to manage medical device implants, including artificial hips and knees, as they travel to distribution centers and then to and from hospitals. Hospitals, such as St. Elizabeth Medical Center, are tracking stents, pacemakers and other devices at its cardiology lab with passive UHF RFID. Learn how implant manufacturers and hospitals can each benefit from using RFID to track these hi...

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