Tag Archive | "RTLS"

Is Passive RFID Really an Option for Active RFID?

May 26, 2010 2 comments

As is the case most of the time, healthcare customers don’t really care whether they have active or passive RFID technology only that it solves their business problem. The only time they begin to care is when they realize the tag and infrastructure expense and consider the real return on that investment. In addition to […]

If You’re Looking at RTLS, Don’t Overlook Passive RFID and Other Notes from RFID in Health Care 2009 – Boston

September 18, 2009 No comments yet

Just back from attending RFIDJournal’s RFID in Health Care 2009 conference yesterday in Waltham, MA. In spite of the economic downturn, the good news is that RFID continues to gain momentum in healthcare because it is having real impact on productivity and the bottom line. What was once just a promising set of technologies and […]

Real-time Location Systems (RTLS) in Healthcare: Wi-Not Wi-Fi?

August 7, 2009 6 comments

Just finished reading David Hoglund’s newest white paper on RTLS in healthcare. If you are in healthcare technology, and are not already tracking David’s excellent Healthcare Wireless and Device Connectivity blog I highly suggest either firing up your RSS reader and pointing it here, or signing up for his newsletter here. You can download the […]


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