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Identification of patients, locating medical devices, control of bedding, surveillance of surgical instruments, control of medicines can all be handled with RFID in a hospital.

A hospital is a special enterprise that, on the one hand, should demonstrate the financial efficiency of its operations, but it is also, and perhaps above all, a social institution whose product is human health and life that is not converted into money.

Therefore, in addition to financial analysis, it is also necessary to assess the effectiveness of the hospital in social terms. Both of the aforementioned aspects of hospital performance can be perfectly supported by RFID technology.

RFID technology can improve patient care, patient comfort and patient safety, while greatly improving the way hospital assets are managed.

Controlling surgical instruments/instrumentation

Correctly completing the set of instruments needed for a specific operation, keeping an eye on instruments in the operating room, overseeing the life of instruments and issues related to cleaning, maintenance and sterilization;

Identifying patients, tracking patient movements

A patient equipped with an RFID bracelet can be easily identified, and his or her movement between RFID checkpoints is automatically monitored, giving knowledge of the current location. Knowledge of a patient's actual location, such as in a particular treatment room or at a particular examination, can help plan the use of equipment, personnel more efficiently, and allows automatic documentation of the procedures the patient has undergone;

Medical device control.

Reducing the amount of time employees spend searching for equipment, automatic alerts when it comes to servicing, repairing and replacing equipment and devices;

Control of hospital linen sent to the laundry

Reading of RFID tags, with which hospital linen is tagged before it is sent to the laundry and after it is returned, enables faster, automatic control of its quantity. It is known how many sets should come back, it is known how many are subject to billing, and it is possible to quickly control the balances;

Blood inventory control

to control blood orders received, to verify that the right blood is being given to the right patient;

Improving patient well-being

by attaching RFID tag to diapers.

Managing the warehouse of hospital drugs

Automatic control of stocks, reduction of labor time spent on refilling drugs, on checking expiration dates, savings due to smaller stocks, accurate knowledge of stocks, reports on which drugs are used most often and which are not used at all, more efficient processes for identifying withdrawn drugs.