Radio frequency identification (RFID) in pervasive healthcare.

Thuemmler, Christoph, Buchanan, William J, Fekri, Hesam and Lawson, Alistair (2009) Radio frequency identification (RFID) in pervasive healthcare. International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management, 10 (1-2). 119 - 131. ISSN 1368-2156

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Active and passive RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology are available and licensed for the use in hospitals, and can be used to establish highly reliable pervasive environments within healthcare facilities. They should not be understood as competing technologies and complement each other when intelligently integrated in compact frameworks. This paper describes the state-of-the-art of RFID technology and the current use in the healthcare industry, and points out recent developments and future options.

Item Type: Article
Print ISSN: 1368-2156
Electronic ISSN: 1741-5144
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pervasive healthcare; RFID; radio frequency identification; healthcare technology;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 600 Technology > 620 Engineering > 621 Electronic & mechanical engineering > 621.3 Electrical & electronic engineering > 621.38 Electronics & Communications engineering > 621.384 Radio & Radar
600 Technology > 650 Management & public relations > 658 General management
Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Item ID: 3917
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 28 Jan 2011 12:00
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2013 16:37

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