To expedite the treatment of patients at its emergency department, Saint Luke's East-Lee's Summit, in Missouri, tracked patients by means of ZigBee-based RFID tags.
The companies have worked out a cross-licensing agreement and a covenant not to sue one another over intellectual property rights for four years.
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is inviting chronically ill policyholders to participate in a two-year trial to test implanted RFID tags.
The Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy and Human Resources heard testimony from representatives of pharmaceutical and RFID firms.
The International Standards Organization has made EPCglobal's UHF Gen 2 air-interface protocol a part of its ISO/IEC 18000-6 standard.
The European Commission seeks a consensus regarding Europe's need for clear, predictable and stable policies about RFID, and the nature of those policies.
LifeForce believes RFID can be a more secure and economical technology for tracking small cryogenic vials containing white blood cells.
The medical center will more than double the number of RFID-enabled cabinets deployed, recording which cardiac medical items are removed, and by whom.
The future of vehicle-mounted printing and data-collection devices seems secure, helping companies improve efficiency and create a competitive advantage.
Health Industry Insights' Eric Newmark explains in this guest contribution how a cancer research facility in France is reaping substantial return on investment through its RFID tagging of high-value biospecimens. The technology could end up saving the facility $3 million on a tag spend of just $32,000.