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FDA Draft Guidance Names RFID as Technology Solution for Direct Part Marking of Breast Implant Sizers

FDA Draft Guidance Names RFID as Technology Solution for Direct Part Marking of Breast Implant Sizers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radiation dose measurement technologies, announced today that the Food and Drug Administration (the “FDA”) has released draft guidance that names RFID as a technology solution to comply with the direct part marking requirements of the FDA’s final rule for unique device identification of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 »

Report: Healthcare & Medical Fastest Growing RFID End-User Sector Through 2020

Report: Healthcare & Medical Fastest Growing RFID End-User Sector Through 2020

The early 2000s saw the emergence of RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) among the best technology not only in the supply chain but also in a host of other industry segments. This led several organizations to investing in R&D projects for deriving the maximum benefit as promised by RFID, with a few companies succeeding and many […]

April 9 2015 | Posted in RFID Industry, 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 »

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 »

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 »

Adoption of RFID in Healthcare

Adoption of RFID in Healthcare

Businesses are becoming increasingly aware of the benefits of Radio Frequency Identification Technology (RFID) for efficiency measures in tracking and locating assets and other items for which lengthy records need to be maintained. Not only are assets tracked but there are also benefits in tracking people in reference to the business for marketing purposes and […]

July 25 2012 | Posted in Healthcare RFID, RFID News | Read More »

RFID Technologies for Health to be Showcased in Trade Center

RFID Technologies for Health to be Showcased in Trade Center

(RFID World Canada) Market Center Management Company, a company dealing with trade centers and trade events across the world has teamed up with RFID in Healthcare Consortium (RHCC). The affiliation will lead to an integrated showroom in Nashville Medical Trade Center. RFID (radio frequency identification) and RTLS (real time locating systems) technologies in healthcare and […]

June 1 2012 | Posted in Healthcare RFID | Read More »

ClearCount’s SmartSponge Flex Surgical Sponge System Uses RFID

ClearCount’s SmartSponge Flex Surgical Sponge System Uses RFID

(RFIDWorld.ca) ClearCount Medical Solutions stated that it has updated its existing platform and launched the SmartSponge® Flex, a new addition to the SmartSponge family of products. The SmartSponge Flex provides ClearCount’s clinically preferred and patented RFID technology in a new cost-effective and compact package. The SmartSponge Flex provides a dedicated basin for sponge accounting during […]

March 26 2012 | Posted in Healthcare RFID, RFID News | Read More »