RFID/RTLS

By Michelle McNickle 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.
By Mike Miliard 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.
By Mike Miliard 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 –...
By Mary Mosquera 04:40 pm February 06, 2012
The Crescent City Beacon Community will get assistance to strengthen the New Orleans healthcare infrastructure and health IT to improve care coordination and population health in 18 participating practices, including community health centers.
By Bernie Monegain 10:22 am January 26, 2012
Former Microsoft Health Solutions Group executive Peter Neupert will join Health Evolution Partners, a venture capital firm launched by former National Coordinator for Health IT David Brailer, MD, as an operating partner.
By Mike Miliard 11:00 am January 06, 2012
The American Academy of Pediatrics and Sanofi Pasteur have partnered to ensure that pediatric offices nationwide have access to a new vaccine packaging technology that will capture more information in a simple two-dimensional scan than was possible with a standard linear barcode.
By Bernie Monegain 10:45 am December 27, 2011
A new KLAS report "Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) 2011: Maximizing the ROI" finds that 95 percent of responding organizations that use RTLS cite operational efficiency gains.
By Mike Miliard 10:33 am December 16, 2011
KLAS has unveiled its annual "Best in KLAS Awards" for software and professional services in 2011, ranking the best-performing healthcare IT vendors in more than 100 market segments based on ratings from over 18,000 interviews with healthcare providers.
By Jamie Thompson 02:05 pm November 09, 2011
Centros Especializados de San Vicente Fundacion, a non-profit private institution in Colombia, has enlisted Orange Business Services to integrate and deliver technology and communications services in its new branch.
By Mike Miliard 10:14 am October 17, 2011
University of North Carolina Hospitals has implemented the RF Assure Detection System, from Bellevue, Wash.-based RF Surgical Systems, in its surgical suites. The system uses radio-frequency detection technology to prevent surgical items from remaining inside a patient post-surgery.

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