The GB32U9, engineered for attachment to liquid-filled vials and syringes, can be interrogated by tunnel and handheld readers, as well as RFID-enabled cabinets, so that each dose can be managed from the point of manufacture to a patient's bedside.
Considering the importance of healthcare infrastructure, using the latest technologies to improve everything from drug delivery to patient care should be a priority for every company and organization.
Bosch is implementing an Internet of Things solution that tracks the conditions of cold chain loads in real time, from the point of manufacture to the point of use.
Avery Dennison Smartrac intros RFID inlays for pharma; STMicroelectronics releases cellular IoT discovery kit; Mail.Ru selects HID solution for secure Internet smartphone access; Schreiner MediPharm unveils NFC label for Ypsomed drug injector; Elatec adds LEGIC support to multi-standard RFID reader; Intek, Minerva, CipherLab sign RFID strategic partnership; Johnson Controls, Pelion partner on AI, IoT for smart buildings.
The Internet of Things and sensor technologies can facilitate a challenging supply chain process.
Mezzanine, Controlant and other firms are leveraging Vodafone's Internet of Things networks to bring visibility to vaccines, gloves, syringes and more as they travel to healthcare workers worldwide.
SUKU, Avery Dennison Smartrac, EM Micro partner on healthcare traceability; Telefónica Tech, Fibocom Wireless, Aitos.io team up for IoT-blockchain offerings; AVSystem connects LPWAN IoT devices to Microsoft, Amazon platforms; World Alliance for Efficient Solutions recognizes Xidas IoT; UrsaLeo, Shiratech collaborate on predictive-maintenance products; RFID firm Know Labs secures new financing; USDA to pursue rulemaking on RFID use in animal disease traceability.
Coherent Market Insights' 2020 report finds that COVID-19 has fueled the use of RFID for improving drug and device inventory management, as well as for medical devices, automated data collection and reducing time-consuming, error-prone tasks.
Reading Hospital is capturing the status of the vaccines it stores and injects into patients' arms, expanding its use of the UHF RFID solution from Kit Check with which it already managed pharmaceuticals.
The company's EPIC system includes an encoding method for EPC UHF tags to ensure tag IDs can be read and errors flagged, along with correction algorithms in a SensThys reader, or add-on software for existing readers, to capture tag reads in difficult environments.