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…

Gleneagles Hospital uses RFID to prevent baby mismatch

TODAY, news article (extract), October 4, 2013: Gleneagles Hospital has introduced a new feature to its infant identification system to give parents of newborns greater assurance and peace of mind. In addition to the usual two identity bands that are placed on babies’ ankles, the hospital has added another feature — radio frequency identification (RFID)…