Korea’s Kangnam Hospital uses RFID at outpatient center to shorten waiting time

Korea’s Kangnam Hospital has deployed an intelligent queue management system based on radio frequency identification (RFID) at its outpatient center. Every patient who registers at the center is issued an integrated active-passive RFID tag, which identifies the patient and provides the patient’s location. The patient is also assigned a locker, which can be locked or…

Patient tracking RFID technology from Singapore helps reduce waiting time at Samsung Medical Center

Biospectrum Asia, article (extract), July 29, 2013: SmartTag Health Screening System provides relevant information about patient’s routine requirements in the hospital Singapore-based healthcare technology company, Cadi Scientific, has partnered with Choongwae Information Technology, an information technology leader in Korea’s healthcare industry to develop a new SmartTag Health Screening System. SmartTag Health Screening System has been deployed…

Singapore General Hospital’s new bed management system shortens waiting time for beds

News articles (summary), September 2012:   Singapore General Hospital (SGH) implemented the world’s largest bed management system based on radio frequency identification (RFID) technology in May 2009. The system allows hospital staff to check patient status and search for suitable beds electronically in real time. With this system, the time from the moment a patient is charged to…

Singapore General Hospital improves bed management with automated system

 Hospital IT Europe, article (summary), summer 2010: To better manage bed resources, Singapore General Hospital deployed the Eclipsys patient flow software in integration with wireless patient location tracking system from Cadi Scientific. The integrated system significantly improved operational efficiency in patient flow from admission to discharge. In particular, it reduced daily average overflow by 12%,…

Singapore General Hospital named a winner for its automated patient flow system

Microsoft News Center, news release (extract), March 2, 2010: Winner for Best Use of Clinical Records — Inpatient Singapore General Hospital/Integrated Health Information Systems (SingHealth) selected Eclipsys Sunrise Patient Flow and CADI Scientific to couple its workflow‐based patient flow platform with radio frequency identification and real-time location system, optimizing and automating patient flow from the…