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Asset Tracking for Fire Departments and EMS Using RFID Technology


Within an emergency vehicle, like an ambulance, are many critical tools, consumables, and electronics that are vital to the everyday task of saving lives. But in the high-pressure and speed of the moment, occasionally things can get lost, misplaced, or left un-replenished. This can lead to compromised care for the next run, high replacement bills, and less than...

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Oct 15, 2018 04:13:35 PM By James Korte Public Safety, RFID

Using RFID for Positive Patient Identification in the NICU

The Importance of Neonatal Identification

Throughout the healthcare industry, patient misidentification continues to be a cause of medication errors, transfusion errors, wrongperson procedures, and the discharge of infants to incorrect families. The trends towards limiting the number of hours worked by clinical team members contributes to an increase number of people interacting with each...

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Mar 01, 2018 10:56:46 AM By James Korte RFID, Healthcare

The Great Debate: Barcodes vs RFID

Barcodes have been a time-tested method for many different aspects of how a business functions. From asset control to patient care to inventory tracking, barcodes are imbedded into businesses. They’ve been the best way to conduct business for a very long time, and up until recently, the only real question was whether to use 1D or 2D barcodes and readers.

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May 04, 2017 04:57:00 PM By Felicia Jordan Barcode Scanning, RFID

Understanding RFID Basics

Companies are increasingly adopting radio frequency identification (RFID) to manage assets, control access, enhance security, and track product through the supply chain. For purposes such as these, RFID offers some serious advantages over traditional barcodes. One of the big differences between the two is that barcodes are line-of-sight technology. That is, a scanner has to “see” the barcode...

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Mar 17, 2017 03:28:00 PM By Felicia Jordan RFID

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