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FDA Draft Guidance Names RFID as Technology Solution for Direct Part Marking of Breast Implant Sizers

FDA Draft Guidance Names RFID as Technology Solution for Direct Part Marking of Breast Implant Sizers

A provider of implantable medical device identification and radiation dose measurement technologies, announced today that the Food and Drug Administration (the “FDA”) has released draft guidance that names RFID as a technology solution to comply with the direct part marking requirements of the FDA’s final rule for unique device identification of medical devices. VeriTeQ’s (OTC: VTEQD) Q Inside Safety […]

August 16 2015 | Posted in Healthcare RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Toronto Hospitals Begin to Use a RFID Enabled Management System for Surgical Instruments

Toronto Hospitals Begin to Use a RFID Enabled Management System for Surgical Instruments

An RFID-enabled surgical instruments and sponges life-cycle management and visibility platform system called ORLocate® by Haldor Advanced Technologies is being used at the University Health Network (UHN) Medical Device Reprocessing Centres. The University Health Network includes Toronto General and Toronto Western Hospitals, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, and Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. The scope of research and […]

August 5 2015 | Posted in Healthcare RFID, RFID News | Read More »

North York General Hospital Uses RFID to Increase Accuracy and Efficiency in Pharmacy Ops

North York General Hospital Uses RFID to Increase Accuracy and Efficiency in Pharmacy Ops

North York General Hospital, a well respected medical hospital in Toronto, Ontario has deployed an RFID Kit and Tray Management System to leverage RFID (radio frequency identification) technology for its medication management solution to improve accuracy and efficiency within the hospital’s pharmacy operations. A quality study conducted by North York General Hospital and MEPS Real-Time, […]

March 26 2015 | Posted in Healthcare RFID, RFID News | Read More »

How a Canada-based Company Uses RFID & Logistics Practices from Industrial Supply Chains to Help Hospitals

How a Canada-based Company Uses RFID & Logistics Practices from Industrial Supply Chains to Help Hospitals

(RFID World Canada) As RFID becomes widely adopted by private industries such as supply-chain, agriculture and retail, the healthcare industry is becoming increasingly aware of the benefits of RFID technology for its efficiency measures in tracking and tracing items. A variety of benefits including the administration and authenticity of drugs, patient tracking, tracking of surgical […]

December 29 2014 | Posted in Healthcare RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Report: RFID Blood Monitoring Market to Grow 23% Annually Until 2019

Report: RFID Blood Monitoring Market to Grow 23% Annually Until 2019

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research “RFID Blood Monitoring Systems (Blood Refrigerators and Freezers) Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 – 2019″ the global RFID blood refrigerators and freezers market was valued at USD 40.9 million in 2012 and is expected to grow at […]

June 2 2014 | Posted in Healthcare RFID, RFID Industry, RFID News | Read More »

New Smart Cabinets with RFID Enabled Technology Used in Healthcare Rooms to Track Items

New Smart Cabinets with RFID Enabled Technology Used in Healthcare Rooms to Track Items

Meditek, who is Skytron’s supplier in Western Canada is supplying  healthcare smart cabinets in Canada. SkyTrac, a product line of cabinets integrated with RFID technology, makes it easier for healthcare facilities to automatically track consumable items used for patient care. Using the RFID technology, SkyTrac smart cabinets automatically track products such as sutures, stents and […]

January 27 2014 | Posted in Healthcare RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Patent for RFID Enabled Endoscope Tracking System Approved for Mobile Aspects

Patent for RFID Enabled Endoscope Tracking System Approved for Mobile Aspects

Mobile Aspects has been awarded a patent for its iRIScope cabinet that uses RFID-enabled technology to prevent the spread of infection through flexible endoscopes, as well as tracking and timestamping an endoscope’s movements from storage to use to reprocessing and back into storage. “Flexible endoscope reprocessing has become a prominent patient safety concern. Therefore, we […]

June 20 2013 | Posted in Healthcare RFID, RFID News, RFID Technology | Read More »

Case Study: Chemotherapy Patient Movement Management via RFID at Sunnybrook’s Odette Cancer Centre

Case Study: Chemotherapy Patient Movement Management via RFID at Sunnybrook’s Odette Cancer Centre

The Issue: How do you make the waiting room experience more palatable for chemotherapy patients waiting for treatment? With this question in mind, Administrators at the Odette Cancer Centre at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto approached Bykart Software to help develop a solution that would allow them to track patient movement within the Centre and provide […]

April 18 2013 | Posted in Healthcare RFID, Whitepapers & Case Studies | Read More »

Radiation Resistant RFID Tracking Labels for Medical Industry

Radiation Resistant RFID Tracking Labels for Medical Industry

Identive Group, Inc., a provider of products and services for  RFID industries,  announced new radio frequency identification (RFID) labels for the medical industry that are specially designed to withstand the radiation processes commonly used to sterilize medical devices, equipment and supplies. Unlike standard RFID products that lose their memory content when exposed to radiation, Identive’s new radiation-resistant […]

February 20 2013 | Posted in Healthcare RFID, RFID News | Read More »

RFID Enabled IOS App iPad Solution

RFID Enabled IOS App iPad Solution

ODIN, a RFID provider in solutions for healthcare and critical asset tracking, has announced the launch of EasyID – an asset inspection solution combining RFID-enabled iPads with a web-based platform for reporting and analytics. EasyID identifies assets using RFID and enables the user to add and manage inspection histories for the asset. Data is stored […]

January 19 2013 | Posted in Healthcare RFID, RFID News | Read More »