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 [...]
Healthcare administrators have enough to worry about when it comes to ensuring that patients receive the highest caliber of medical services available. However, they also need to prevent the loss of costly medical supplies, pharmaceutical drugs and expensive medical apparatuses and machinery. It’s easy to see how something can get lost or misplaced when you consider the many things inside a hospital and the way they’re used by different professionals in different locations. Even worse, when it’s a medical sample [...]
The primary goal of every medical facility is to keep patients safe while administering appropriate treatments and remedies for their conditions and illnesses. With so much at stake, it’s becomes all the more necessary that hospital asset management processes needs to be efficient. When it come to implementing healthcare asset management program, the benefits are not limited to just time and money. In most cases, hospitals, doctors and medical staff do an extraordinary job of ensuring patients are well taken [...]
It’s safe to say that the staff in any reputable laboratory or hospital knows what lab samples they have in-house, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they know precisely where they can be found at all times. Keeping track of where samples are located is key to safe handling and efficient service. This is one of the main reasons that RFID technology in healthcare has gained traction for tracking and verification. With the latest advances in hardware and software, RFID is [...]
As the number of Americans with health insurance continues to increase, the healthcare industry is keeping pace with rapid growth. And while this is great news for the entire market, growth brings its own set of challenges that can put a strain on personnel and resources. This is particularly true for laboratories and hospitals across the country that are struggling to handle a surge in the number of patients with existing staff and workflow processes. Even the task of tracking [...]
Click on the image below to read about how MSM Solutions implemented an RFID drug tracking and validation system at The Pharmacy Solutions. As you’ll see, the medical inventory management system we implemented brought unprecedented benefits to their organization. More case studies showing the real-world advantages of MSM Solutions’ RFID technology in healthcare are available at our downloads page.