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Passive RFID | RFID Discovery

Benefits of passive RFID

Passive radio frequency identification (RFID) technology provides a cost-effective solution to automatically identify and locate large numbers of assets or stock in a variety of different organisations including healthcare. In hospitals passive RFID labels can significantly reduce the timespent on checking inventory and locating specific equipment, improving inventory...

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Benefits of active RFID - RFID Discovery | RFID Healthcare ...

Active radio frequency identification (RFID) technology can be used to track the location of medical assets or patients in healthcare environments. It is ideal for high-value asset tracking, wandering patient safety, baby tagging, staff safety and temperature monitoring. Compared to passive RFID it provides longer read ranges and the option to record additional information such as temperature information or emergency call signals.

How active RFID works

In active RFID systems, assets or people are...

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Asset Tracking - Why Use RFID Tracking

How asset tracking works

The system

For accurate location tracking with RFID Discovery, each high-value medical device is fitted with an active RFID tag which transmits its unique ID at pre-set intervals.

GS1 Compliance

In addition, passive RFID tags incorporating GS1 barcodes can be used to keep an inventory of all medical assets, including lower value items. This provides an asset...

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RFID Discovery | RFID Healthcare Solutions

RFID tagging highlighted an excess of 98 infusion pumps, costing around £150,000. These have now been removed from circulation.

Andy Barrow, EME Service Manager

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

I love the fact that I can walk into a ward with a handheld RFID reader and see at a glance which equipment is due for a...

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