RFID Journal Announces Second Annual RFID in Health Care Event

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Leading hospitals will explain how they are using RFID to cut costs and improve patient outcomes at the event, to be held Jan. 22, 2009, at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas.

RFID Journal, the world's leading media and events company covering radio frequency identification (RFID), announced today that it will hold the second annual RFID in Health Care conference on Jan. 22, 2009, at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas. The event will be co-located with the third annual Leadership Summit on Healthcare Supply Chain Management, produced by World Congress.

"RFID in Health Care is the one event where you can hear health-care providers and leading early adopters share real-world case studies that reveal how radio frequency identification can be employed to cut costs and improve patient outcomes," said Mark Roberti, founder and editor of RFID Journal. "And it's the one event where health-care professionals can meet the leading RFID technology companies with solutions designed specifically for the needs of hospitals and clinics."

The conference program will focus on how all types of RFID technologies--active, Wi-Fi, passive UHF, passive HF and more--can be utilized to improve hospital operations, monitor patients and automate billing procedures. Among the speakers confirmed for the conference program are:

  • James L. Stroud, President and CEO, Golden State Medical Supply
  • Jerome R. Gardner, VP of Special Projects and Consulting Services, Integris Health
  • Scott Sullivan, Business Manager, University of California, San Diego Medical Center
  • Rajit Gadh, Ph.D., Professor and Director, UCLA-WINMEC

"We are extremely pleased to have leading hospitals that are already using RFID speaking at our second annual event," Roberti said. "This is a unique opportunity for hospitals to hear from those that have already dealt with the challenges of deploying RFID and achieved real benefits."

To view the complete program, and to register, visit http://www.rfidjournalevents.com/healthcare.

About RFID Journal
RFID Journal is the leading source of news and in-depth information regarding radio frequency identification (RFID) and its many business applications. Business executives and implementers depend on RFID Journal for up-to-the-minute RFID news, in-depth case studies, best practices, strategic insights and information about vendor solutions. This has made RFID Journal the most relied-upon and respected RFID information resource, serving the largest audience of RFID decision-makers worldwide--in print, online and at face-to-face events. For more information, visit http://www.rfidjournal.com.

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