Mount Alvernia Hospital deploys RFID for continuous temperature monitoring for kids and automated mother-infant matching for newborns

Cadi Scientific, news release, December 29, 2014:   Mount Alvernia Hospital, a private general acute care hospital in Singapore, has deployed a wireless temperature monitoring system in its pediatric wards, the first hospital in Singapore to deploy such a system for use on children. It is also deploying a mother-infant matching system in its maternity…

Daqing Women’s and Children’s Hospital in China rolls out SmartSense for wireless temperature monitoring, infant safety, and patient tracking

Cadi Scientific, news release, September 11, 2014: In an effort to enhance patient safety and reduce nurses’ workload, Daqing Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Heilongjiang, China, has rolled out the SmartSense infant safety system in its maternity ward and both the SmartSense temperature monitoring system and SmartSense patient tracking system in its pediatric ward. These systems…

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…

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…

Wuxi People’s Hospital in China investigates the use of wireless temperature monitoring in the ICU

护理学杂志 (Journal of Nursing Science), article in Chinese (summary), January 2012: Researchers from Wuxi People’s Hospital in Wuxi, China, investigated the use of the Cadi SmartSense wireless temperature monitoring system on 180 patients in the hospital’s ICU and found that temperature readings recorded by the system were close to axillary temperature readings taken with a mercury thermometer. The…

Wireless temperature monitoring at a Wuxi hospital reduces costs of labor and consumables and chances of spread of infection

中国数学医学 (China Digital Medicine), article in Chinese (extract; original and translated), October 2011: Last paragraph of article (translated): The use of RFID-based temperature sensors to measure temperature represents a change from the manual methods used in the past. Such sensors can be conveniently used for continuous monitoring of critically-ill patients, patients with infectious diseases, and patients…

The use of RFID technology in the ICU

中华医院管理杂志 (Chinese Journal of Hospital Administration), article in Chinese (extract; original and translated), September 2011:   Discussion (translated): The ICU has all kinds of critically ill patients, data from intensive care monitoring, mobile devices, and medical waste. ICU staff faces high workload and high pressure. It is possible to take advantage of the mobility-enabling feature,…

RFID helps Pantai Hospital Ipoh focus on patients

RFID Journal, article (extract), June 28, 2010: At Pantai Hospital Ipoh, in Malaysia, RFID automates routine tasks, giving nurses time to provide quality patient care. Ipoh, one of Malaysia’s main cities, is located approximately 125 miles north of the country’s capital, Kuala Lumpur. At the city’s main medical center, Pantai Hospital Ipoh, radio frequency identification…

KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital evaluates a wireless thermometer against ear and axillary temperatures in children

Journal of Pediatric Nursing, article (extract), June 2010: This study evaluated the ThermoSENSOR against ear temperatures (ETs) measured by a Braun ThermoScan ear thermometer and axillary temperatures (ATs) measured by a Terumo digital clinical thermometer. The test participants consisted of 109 children aged 6 months to 16 years from a pediatric ward. … These results…