RFID/RTLS

By Mike Miliard 04:06 pm December 22, 2010
Good Samaritan Medical Center and West Boca Medical Center are the first two hospitals in South Florida to use radio frequency (RF) detection technology in their operating rooms to prevent and detect foreign items inadvertently left inside a patient during surgery.
By Molly Merrill 04:30 pm December 20, 2010
Six technologies, whose impact has been measured by hospitals, can improve workflow and communication for nurses while boosting patient care, according to analysts.
By Mike Miliard 10:22 am December 16, 2010
InfoLogix, Inc., a provider of enterprise mobility and wireless asset tracking solutions for the healthcare industry, announced Thursday that it will be acquired by Stanley Black & Decker for approximately $61.2 million.
By Mike Miliard 01:00 pm September 30, 2010
APP Design, a software development firm specializing in the design, development and integration of healthcare systems, announced that it has been selected to design and develop a real-time patient consent interface for WNYHealtheNet through its RHIOnet product.
By Kyle Hardy 01:28 pm September 16, 2010
The University Hospital of Innsbruck has recently launched an integrated wi-fi real time location system (RTLS) in its psychiatric ward. Hospital officials are looking to leverage the technology in order to better communicate with hospital staff in the event of an emergency.
By Mike Miliard 03:40 pm August 10, 2010
They're tiny: often just the size of a grain of rice or even a mote of dust. And they're cheap: usually just ten bucks or so. But radio frequency identification (RFID) chips pack a powerful punch. And they're being used in more – and more interesting – ways than ever.
By Kyle Hardy 09:27 am June 03, 2010
The Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, based in São Paulo, is making strides to better manage its medical equipment, while at the same time improving patient-physician time with the use of asset tracking technology.
By Eric Wicklund 09:57 am November 17, 2009
A study of the use of a real-time location system (RTLS) at Southeastern Regional Medical Center indicates the technology can save hospitals hundreds of thousands of dollars a year, improve clinical outcomes and boost staff morale.
By Kyle Hardy 10:27 am October 21, 2009
The Genesis Health System has implemented a new asset tracking and management solution designed to improve quality of care at the Davenport, Iowa-based healthcare facility.
By Kyle Hardy 11:09 am October 08, 2009
Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, Maine, has deployed real-time patient flow and patient volume management solutions in order to support a increase in scheduled and walk-in patient visits.

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