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…

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

  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 use radio frequency identification (RFID),…

Thailand’s Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital enhances infant safety by using RFID

Cadi Scientific newsletter, news article (summary), December 2013: Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital, a leading healthcare facility in Bangkok, has deployed an RFID system to further enhance infant safety and to improve patient experience. The new system, developed by a Singapore Company, uses active RFID tags to automate the process of matching mothers and infants throughout their…

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)…

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…