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Top 5 Ways RFID Technology is Being Used in Healthcare 

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RFID technology provides an automated and reliable data capture system that helps enable hundreds of healthcare applications to improve patient safety, manage surgical instruments, support staff and patient workflow, automate replenishment and billing, authenticate quality and sterilization processes, manage medical equipment location and automate supply chain management.

Here are the top 5 ways RFID Technology is being used in healthcare:

1. Supply Chain Inventory Management

  • Higher inventory visibility, accuracy and utilization
  • Reduce supply chain and equipment costs
  • Reduce product expiration, shrinkage and waste
  • Design customized automatic inventory tracking solutions with added features such as proof of quality control verification to reduce time spent on product searches and shipments from 3 hrs down to 5 minutes.

2. Medication Tray Restocking Accuracy

  • Decreased staff time by 15 minutes/tray for daily medication tray restocking

3. Patient Identification

  • Prevents wrong-site surgery
  • Reduces wait time
  • Provides automatic billing and
  • Patient care audits

4. Equipment Identification

  • RFID Completes UDI requirements
  • Avoids additional equipment purchases and improved CAUTI outcomes through automated asset tracking.

5. Pharmaceutical Track and Trace

  • Effective recall management
  • Reduce product expiration, shrinkage and waste

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