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RFID, Other Technologies Impacting Healthcare Facilities

By Cathryn Jakicic Health Care Facilities

For many healthcare facilities, growth and profitability will depend upon a realignment of infrastructure to support new technologies, according to an article on the DataQuest website.

Technologies that are making a big impact on today’s modern healthcare facility include radio frequency identification (RFID), real-time location systems (RTLS) electronic medical records (EMR), self-service tools and robotics.

RFID and RTLS technologies can help ensure the safety of the most vulnerable patients and give healthcare facilities with the ability to identify, locate, track and monitor patients, visitors, staff, assets and equipment.

Value is maximized for both patients and the healthcare facility when this technology is integrated with the facility’s security, energy, building and power solutions.

Read the article.

 This Quick Read was submitted by Cathryn Jakicic, Healthcare Industries Editor, FacilitiesNet. For about hospital campuses and other medical facilities, visit https://www.facilitiesnet.com/healthcarefacilities.






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