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September 15, 2009

Memphis hospital implements RFID to help route lab samples

RFID Journal - RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) Technology News & Features.
In one of its latest forays into technology, Intermountain Healthcare [Salt Lake City] has implemented an RFID system to improve the speed and accuracy of laboratory testing.
In 2008, the Salt Lake City, Utah-based provider was cited in the annual Hospitals & Health Networks' Most Wired study as being one of the nation's most technology-savvy health-care organizations. It marked the ninth time in 10 years that the survey— a joint project of Hospital & Health Networks, AccentureMcKesson, the American Hospital Association and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives—ranked Intermountain Healthcare among the nation's most wired organizations.

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