RFID Journal covers RFID health care technologies and applications that allow hospitals to track assets, monitor patients, automate payments and increase profitability.
- The Missing Link in Health Care
Published September 2017
Medical professionals constantly seek new and better treatments for acute and chronic conditions, but patients don't always stick to treatment plans. Vodafone explains how the Internet of Things can help to solve this problem, and how connected medical devices encourage patients to follow treatment plans by providing them and their care providers with individualized health data. (8 pages)
- Case Study: Tracking Medical Devices With RFID
Published February 2017
East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust (EKHUFT) implemented radio frequency identification technology to track medical assets at its three medical equipment libraries. The use of RFID has considerably reduced the amount of time clinical and engineering personnel spend searching for devices, while improving equipment utilization levels, increasing patient safety and helping to drive down the need for ad-hoc device hires. (4 pages)