Tracking Medical Devices with RFID at Tallaght University Hospital

By Mark Roberti

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The Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering (MPCE) Department at Tallaght University Hospital manages and maintains approximately 8,000 medical devices. In addition to the medical devices based in each ward, MPCE Department has a Medical Equipment Library (MEL) where infusion devices and respiratory devices are loaned from, as and when needed by the clinical areas. Learn how the organization reduced the amount of time personnel spent searching for devices, increased equipment utilization levels and improved workflow processes.
Speakers:
Neil Tilley, Clinical Engineer, Dialysis Unit, Tallaght University Hospital
Jason Connolly, Principal Clinical Engineer, Medical Equipment Library Tallaght University Hospital