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7/22/2010
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Slideshow: RFID In Healthcare

Wi-Fi RFID is being used in many healthcare facilities to track patients, staff and expensive medical gear. Clinicians use it to locate important mobile medical testing equipment quickly, monitor confused patients wandering through hallways, and assist in asset management and patient flow.
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Hundreds of infusion pumps are often dispersed throughout hospitals and are among the most commonly tracked pieces of equipment in those facilities because the gear is constantly being moved. A Wi-Fi RFID asset management solution such as those from AeroScout helps pumps to be located much faster. The system also provides alerts when pumps enter specific rooms or when storage rooms are running low on inventory.

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