RFID-enabled locks secure bags of blood

Wednesday, 27 September 2006, 2:35 AM EST

At hospitals around the world, workers continue to make mistakes matching blood groups, and some studies show human error rates for blood transfusions have not improved during the past two decades. Ospedale Maggiore, located in Bologna, Italy, has been using an RFID-based system to match patients and blood bags, ensuring that transfusion patients are given the blood intended for them. Tiomed, an Italian medical-device company, designed and installed the system, which has been in operation since May.

At RFID Journal.

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