On the Road to the RFID-enabled “Connected Hospital”

Posted on: 10/07/2016
-Joe Pleshek There has been a lot of talk recently about elevating healthcare operations by operating in a “connected hospital” environment. Think Internet of Things, but exclusively for hospitals. Reaching this status, where all devices are connected, would represent a milestone of sorts for the healthcare industry by increasing operational efficiencies, improving patient safety, and decreasing costs (for providers and patients).

Terso Solutions, Inc. Releases On-Premise Version of Jetstream® RFID Software Platform

Posted on: 10/07/2016
Jetstream® enables software companies and enterprises to add distributed RFID capabilities quickly through simple programming interfaces. October 9, 2013 Madison, WI – Terso Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of automated inventory management solutions for healthcare and life science, today announced the release of their On-Premise Jetstream® RFID Platform, to go along with the existing cloud version of Jetstream. Jetstream enables independent software companies and enterprises to add distributed RFID technologies quickly through simple programming interfaces. “The success of Jetstream® in the cloud ...

RFID: gaining broad overall acceptance

Posted on: 10/07/2016
-Joe Pleshek A friend of mine recently returned from a cruise vacation with a gift for me. Nope, it wasn’t a cheap T-shirt from the Caribbean, but a used RFID-enabled bracelet from the cruise ship. Among other things, the bracelet allowed vacationers to open their room door, open lockers located throughout the ship, and to charge dinner and other expenses to their ...

Webinar: RFID and the Connected Hospital

Posted on: 10/07/2016
Discover the technology needed to maximize patient care and transform hospital operations It’s becoming more and more apparent that RFID can provide an end-to-end solution for healthcare providers, improving patient care and hospital operations from the minute a patient arrives at a facility until the moment they leave. Whether it’s assuring that crucial medical devices are in stock during surgeries, making sure that patients receive the right medications ...

High-Cost Inventory No Match for McKesson

Posted on: 10/07/2016
RFID Vendor-neutral point of use supply cabinets support better business health ATLANTA, July 29, 2013 – With supply costs accounting for the second-largest expense for hospitals after labor, effective supply chain management is critical to lowering costs and improving business health. To assist providers in managing high-dollar inventory, McKesson recently introduced radio frequency identification (RFID) cabinets as part of McKesson Point of Use Supply™. The vendor-neutral cabinets now integrate with clinical ...

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