RFID/RTLS

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.
By Mike Miliard 10:47 pm October 13, 2011
Intelligent InSites, which develops real-time location systems (RTLS) technology for hospitals, has partnered with Secure Care Products to expand the latter’s portfolio of patient safety solutions.
By Mike Miliard 05:01 am August 26, 2011
Summit Healthcare announced a new partnership with Port Angeles, Wash.-based Olympic Medical Center, and the successful implementation of its interface engine technology at the acute care facility.
By Mike Miliard 11:11 am August 16, 2011
The Veteran's Administration has awarded Louisville, Ky.-based Beacon Enterprise Solutions Group, which specializes in information technology systems infrastructure, and its Vienna, Va.-based partner, ICS, a contract worth roughly $3.4 million to develop real-time locating systems for its hospitals.
By Mike Miliard 03:33 pm August 05, 2011
Some call the radio-frequency identification (RFID) chip a “barcode on steroids.” But despite the potential for that simple but powerful tracking technology to make big improvements in cost reduction and patient safety, its use – especially part of real-time location systems (RTLS) – remains a relative anomaly in healthcare. Some analysts peg RTLS...

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