RFID/RTLS

RFID security for hospitals
By Mitchell Parker 08:52 am July 13, 2018
The final in a four-part series maps out ways to get radio frequency identification tools right and what health org’s should expect to do, even when vendors claim “no IT involvement.”
RFID security for hospitals
By Mitchell Parker 09:48 am July 12, 2018
The third in a four-part series outlines the path to secure radio frequency identification.
RFID security for hospitals requires data monitoring

Intercepting the unauthorized reading of RFID tags or information is difficult but limiting the association of these tags with patient information can mitigate the threat.

By Mitchell Parker 10:08 am July 10, 2018
The second in a four-part series looks at what healthcare providers need to do when implementing radio frequency identification because it’s not secure enough on its own.
RFID security for hospitals
By Mitchell Parker 08:56 am July 09, 2018
The first in a four-part series on successfully implementing radio frequency identification explains three ways the tech can improve patient experience and engagement.
By Jessica Davis 11:03 am February 28, 2017
Currently, 60 percent of healthcare organizations worldwide have introduced IoT into their facilities, with nearly two-thirds of those using it for monitoring and maintenance.
St Francis HIMSS Stage 7
By Mike Miliard 01:53 pm November 21, 2016
The hospital worked with its technology vendors to drive better internal interoperability; it also was applauded for advance use of RFID for medication dispensing.
By Bill Siwicki 03:55 pm July 07, 2016
The research firm rated 11 RTLS vendors and found that today’s vendors are looking beyond the basics to help healthcare organizations improve care quality, increase staff efficiency and boost the bottom line.
RFID
By Anthony Vecchione 09:29 am June 30, 2015
The University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, Vt., announced recently that five million medications have been tracked using radio frequency identification technology. "It's cutting down on medication errors," says its CMIO.
By Mike Miliard 10:59 am June 02, 2015
Three new reports from IDC forecast "explosive" growth in the Internet of Things market in the coming years, with healthcare expected to be one of the biggest investors in connected devices and networked technology.

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