Image: using an RFID wristband and a hand reader.

RFID and Healthcare

Radio frequency identification or RFID, which allow tagged objects to be identified at a distance using wireless, has recently excited high street retailers, like Marks and Spencer and Wal-Mart.

As one of a spectrum of wireless techniques, RFID seems set to transform the delivery and management of healthcare.

Kinetic Consulting has had several articles published on the use of RFID in healthcare.

Read an introduction to RFID in healthcare published in the British Journal of Healthcare Computing.

An article which analyses the innovative way that RFID is being applied to healthcare processes and management.

Get our tip sheet Five Ways to Get the Best from RFID PDF(180K)

Read a summary of the Tag Team Care RFID talk given to the BCS Health Informatics Specialist Group.

Free Look at the Future: future health it blog

Visit the Future Health IT Blog for more on health care RFID, Robotics, Wirelessness and more.



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