A collection of stories and perspectives from industry thought leaders exploring how RFID technology and innovation advance healthcare.
Industry Stakeholders Provide RFID Encoding Instructions and a Roadmap for Adoption Across Supply Chains
RFID technology has the potential to enhance the precision and efficiency of managing controlled substances, eliminate the need for manual counting, and ensure visibility of the controlled substance chain of custody throughout the hospital.
Are cloud-based registries that use radio frequency identification (RFID) to track drug supply truly providing a value-add compared with other alternatives?
Streamline your facility’s medication dispensing and tracking processes with manufacturer-enabled RFID technology.
RFID technology has the potential to improve inventory control, medication safety, and security of controlled substances. As such it may become an important solution for supporting innovative care models in the increasingly technology-enabled healthcare industry.
Q&A with Anthony Scott, Director of Pharmacy Services at Emory University Hospital
Technology gains traction in health-system pharmacies for drug inventory and to automate applications.
As medical technology rapidly evolves, new intelligence products are continually leveraged to solve complex issues within health care systems.
Q&A with Mike Kolberg, Vice President & General Manager, Codonics Inc.
Q&A with Chris Brown, RFID Subject Matter Expert, TSC Printronix Auto ID, Inc.
Q&A with Gordon Krass, CEO of IntelliGuard
The growing availability of manufacturer-enabled smart labels with RFID tags, along with increased interoperability between tagged medications and other pharmacy technology solutions, is paving the way for more hospitals and health systems to adopt RFID to track medications within their institutions.
Fresenius Kabi is pleased to introduce “RFID Insights,” a content hub featuring curated topics and trends driving RFID in healthcare. Read the welcome message from Fresenius Kabi‘s Director of Medication Technology, Gwen Volpe RPh, LSSBB, FASHP.
The Axia Institute and IntelliGuard teamed up to conduct research on the current state of RFID usage in hospital systems and its associated costs and benefits. Read the white paper.
A new report from the ASHP Foundation explores the current and future use of RFID technology in medication-use systems. The report details factors that stimulate and hamper adoption of RFID technology in healthcare and pharmacy and the technology's potential impact on patient care.
Inaugural Meeting to Feature Speakers from Walmart, Auburn University and RFID Journal
Fresenius Kabi has developed a system of tagging its anesthesia and analgesic products so they can be read using any standard UHF RFID reader, thereby providing visibility into when drugs are received at a hospital, stored in cabinets and removed for administration to patients.
Learn RAIN RFID encoding best practices, how to choose a numbering system, and when to use standards-based numbering.
Pre-tagged RFID-enabled pharmaceuticals are saving hospital pharmacies vital time and resources through managing the receipt, movement and use of medications.
Tools that help prevent and detect diversion are essential, particularly those that support secure storage and staff accountability. Read the article by Kimberly New, JD, BSN, RN to learn more.
GS1 US hosted a free, virtual RFID Workshop bringing together healthcare stakeholders to define and prioritize industry needs for EPC-enabled RFID. See the findings.
With the support and standards of GS1 US, the pharmaceutical manufacturer fulfills customer needs for an additional system to ensure the safe use of medication on a unit-of-use level.
Manufacturer-enabled smart labels with RFID tags can help healthcare organizations track drug inventory and reduce medication errors.
How to innovate with enhanced traceability — a webinar looking beyond the simple question of “Where is my stuff?”
First to provide healthcare providers with EPC-enabled RFID tagging at the dosage level
In April 2021, the Axia Institute, established by Michigan State University, hosted its second Revolutionizing Patient Safety webinar titled The Patient-Centric Supply Chain for Prescription Drugs. Slides from this session are available for download, as is the Zoom replay.
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