10:52 am March 11, 2013
While efforts to stop the spread of the intestinal bacteria Clostridium difficile are on the rise, they're largely ineffectual, according to a new survey, which calls for better use of monitoring technologies.
04:02 pm March 03, 2013
While they're still underused in healthcare, technologies such as radio-frequency identification and real-time locating systems are already transforming how some hospitals operate -- and they have an even bigger role to play in the hospitals of the future. Sunday, during the day-long RFID & RTLS in Healthcare Symposium at HIMSS13, envelope-...
11:15 am February 21, 2013
The Department of Veterans Affairs has tapped HP Enterprise Services and Intelligent InSites for a $543 million contract to deploy real-time locating system technology in VA medical centers nationwide.
12:19 pm February 19, 2013
After 10 years at the helm of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), high-profile leader Carolyn Clancy, MD, will step down as director.
01:23 pm February 06, 2013
It might not be the first thing that comes to mind, but an effectively managed supply stock keeps departments running swiftly and safely -- and can save money too.
03:11 pm January 30, 2013
Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has implemented Stanley Healthcare's Wi-Fi Real-Time Location System (RTLS) and Asset Tracking & Management solution for medical equipment management.
10:08 am January 23, 2013
The RFID in Healthcare Consortium has announced the recipients of its first-ever Intelligent Hospital Awards, which recognize users of advanced wireless technologies to improve patient care and gain efficiencies.
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.