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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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Staff members at Jan Yperman Hospital in Brussels, Belgium wear Wi-Fi RFID tags and use AeroScout's Staff Safety solution. Staff members can push a button on the tag when they are in a duress situation or need assistance. The Staff Safety solution then sends the appropriate alerts and tracks the location of the staff member in need of help.

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