The Lahey Clinic’s RFID Remedy

By Mark Roberti

A top Boston-area hospital has learned that RFID can cure problems associated with tracking and maintaining high-value mobile medical equipment.

The Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington, Mass., is one of the top medical facilities in the Boston area. On any given day, the ambulatory care center treats some 3,000 patients, while hundreds more receive top-quality care in the 295-bed hospital, 24-hour emergency department and trauma center. Much of the responsibility for making sure the more than 480 physicians and 4,600 nurses, therapists and other support staff have access to all the prop...

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