10:48 am October 05, 2012
The Transfusion Medicine RFID Consortium, which seeks to improve safety and reduce costs in the blood supply chain through use of radio-frequency identification technology, announced Friday that Beaverton, Ore.-based S3Edge has been tapped to commercialize a new RFID and barcode-based blood product tracking technology.
09:27 am September 14, 2012
Radio frequency identification (RFID) tags, and real-time location systems (RTLS) offer big savings and ROI for hospitals, and hold the promise for big improvements in patient safety. They also happen to be really cool.
10:48 am August 17, 2012
Group Health, the Seattle-based nonprofit healthcare system, has announced that their move to create medical centers of the future will now include leveraging RTLS sensor technology.
10:21 am August 17, 2012
Streamline Health Solutions, which develops content management and business analytics technology, has acquired New York City-based Meta Health Technology, a provider of health information management tools for hospitals, physician group practices and other providers.
11:02 am July 11, 2012
Panasonic, a provider of professional healthcare display and monitor solutions, today announced a new 3D medical-grade 32” class monitor.
04:41 pm June 21, 2012
Futura Mobility has partnered with AeroScout to provide real-time location system (RTLS) technology to hospitals. With the partnership, officials say Futura will leverage AeroScout's real-time asset management tools, which deliver location and status of mobile assets and equipment.
10:51 am May 31, 2012
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has implemented RFID technology to automate temperature monitoring at UPMC St. Margaret Hospital, and it will soon roll out wireless monitoring and asset tracking across most of its U.S. hospitals.
01:12 pm May 15, 2012
Recent reports have touted the benefits that real-time locating system (RTLS) technology can have for a company's bottom line. An even better ROI can be had with a little creativity, says Merrie Wallace, executive vice president of product solutions at Awarepoint.
11:12 am April 04, 2012
Alabama's Putting Power into Healthcare Initiative (PPHI) bills itself as the first statewide effort to use a data-backed network to encourage and track hand-washing across multiple hospitals in a single state.
09:51 am March 14, 2012
One of the most intriguing areas at HIMSS12 this past month was the Intelligent Hospital Pavilion. Presented in partnership with the RFID in Healthcare Consortium, HIMSS' walk-though mock-up offered an up-close look at the myriad ways radio-frequency identification (RFID), real-time location system (RTLS), sensor and wireless technologies –...