TITLE

Riding the Waves

AUTHOR(S)
SHAW, GIENNA
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Aug2011, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the advantages of implementing radio frequency identification (RFID)-enabled real-time locating systems (RTLS) in hospitals. The Christiana Care Health System in Delaware is using RTLS to solve a very real patient-flow problem. The Ohio State University Medical Center is using RFID to deter and detect theft and to ensure that small but expensive devices will not be thrown away.
ACCESSION #
63617940

 

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