TITLE

Haldor's RFID solutions now available in Australia

PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Medical Device Daily;5/7/2013, Vol. 17 Issue 88, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the availability of ORLocate radio frequency identification (RFID) enabled surgical item visibility solutions from Haldor Advanced Technologies in Australia in May 2013. The solutions are expected to be used to manage and examine the sterility of surgical instruments one by one. According to the author, the tolls will help hospitals lessen operational costs.
ACCESSION #
87524668

 

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