This section includes articles about how companies across many different industries are using RFID to track assets and improve asset utilization.
- Health-Care RTLS ROI Calculator
Published August 2018
An RFID-based real-time location system can help hospitals and clinics increase asset-utilization rates, reduce lost and stolen equipment, and decrease the amount of time employees spend looking for equipment. This report explains the assumptions behind RFID Journal’s Health-Care RTLS ROI Calculator. (13 pages)
- Building a Smarter Hospital: How RFID Can Reliably Eliminate Retained Surgical Items Left in Patients After Surgery
Published June 2018
Surgical items are sometimes left inside patients following an operation. Retained items can be instruments or tools, but the most common are sponges, which are used extensively during surgery. This can have potentially harmful and life-threatening consequences for patients. Jadak explains how RFID can address this ongoing problem. (6 pages)