KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital and Gleneagles Hospital use mother-infant-cot RFID tagging system to ensure correct identification of babies

联合早报 (Lianhe Zaobao), news article in Chinese (extract, translated), October 8, 2013:


To avoid mistakes in matching mother and baby, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital and Gleneagles have rolled out a three-way newborn identification system linking mother, baby, and cot.

This system has an added layer of identification, compared to other hospitals, because it ensures that babies will not be put in the wrong cot.

Singapore General Hospital started using a two-way system [mother-infant] in March 2013 and Thomson Medical Center, in February 2013 …

Source:
杨萌 (Yang M). 母婴与婴儿床电子标签系统划一三重认证确保婴儿抱对 [in Chinese]. 联合早报 (Lianhe Zaobao) 2013 October 8.
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To view the full article in Chinese, please visit the following link:

http://www.nuh.com.sg/wbn/slot/u3007/Patients%20and%20Visitors/Newsroom/Media%20Articles/2013/OCT/081013_ZB.pdf

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