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)…

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…

Affiliated Zhongshan Hospital of Dalian University (China) uses information technology to improve service quality and efficiency

中国数字医学 (China Digital Medicine), article in Chinese (summary), March 2013: The Affiliated Zhongshan Hospital of Dalian University (China) uses information technology as part of its long-term plan to propel itself into the fast lane of the information highway. This technology was applied to sterile supplies traceability using barcodes, RFID, and mobile computing techniques; automated vital…

Thomson Medical Centre enhances infant security with baby tagging solution

Joint Thomson Medical and Cadi Scientific news release (extract), February 6, 2013: Mothers who deliver their babies at Thomson Medical Centre (TMC) will now enjoy a greater peace of mind with the launch of a baby tagging solution. Using RFID (radio frequency identification) technology, the Cadi SmartSense Infant Safety Solution (Gen II) allows parents to…

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…

Hong Kong Union Hospital adopts RFID temperature sensors for pediatric patients

RFID Journal, article (extract), September 11, 2012: The system enables the children to have a better night’s sleep, and also provides nurses with real-time readings of temperature and other vital signs. Compared with adults, pediatric patients are at greater risk of spiking fevers, and for that reason, hospitals must often record the temperatures of young…