Bangkok Hospital uses RFID to ensure the right baby is given to the right mother

Cadi Scientific, news release, May 2012:

Cadi Scientific’s Infant Safety solution was selected by a leading hospital in the Thai capital for its 30-bed maternity ward. This [solution] incorporates a mother-infant matching system that ensures the right infant is given to the right mother at all times. It also has an active RFID tag secured with a tamper-alert strap [to] the ankle of infants, to alert nursing staff to any unauthorised movements. This solution helps hospital staffs to easily and automatically match infants to their mothers and boosts the security of the ward.

The hospital mentioned here refers to Bangkok Hospital, the flagship facility of Bangkok Dusit Medical Services, which operates the largest network of private hospitals in Southeast Asia.

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