Now primary care providers are deploying RFID asset tracking in more diversified settings and applications, from inventory management of consumables and supplies to process compliance in central sterile and in-house testing labs.
Common RFID-enabled processes in Hospitals include:
- Specimen Tracking
- Managing Medication Across Multiple Supply Locations
- Surgical Instrument Processing
Surgical instrument processing is well suited to RFID automation, which enables error proofing the intake, inspection, sterilization and kitting of surgical instruments and scopes, as illustrated below:
|Automating a Medical Scope Tracking Process with RFID|