On Our Minds

UDI Data Capture Boosts Savings & Safety

November 2, 2021

About a month ago I got a notice from Amazon about recalled frozen potstickers made by Ajinomoto Foods North America that had possibly been contaminated with pieces of plastic. Amazon posted…

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RFID antennas in hospital supply room

How to Achieve Better Patient Outcomes

August 4, 2021

“94% of Fortune 1000 companies are seeing supply chain disruptions from COVID-19…Supply chains lack global resilience and are breaking down in the face of multi-country disruptions…That [long-term supply chain] capability…

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Demand forecasting and planning

Supply Chain’s Call for Demand Planning

March 6, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic – with its resultant dire shortages of PPE and other essential supplies –made it abundantly clear that the visibility and predictability of the healthcare supply chain are…

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Hospital employees using using RAIN-RFID to make sure the hospital inventory is correct

Using RAIN RFID to Attain Data-Driven Inventory Optimization

November 19, 2020

On December 9, 2020 we’ll be presenting at the “Engage Again” virtual conference, held by AIM and the RAIN Alliance, on the topic of how RAIN RFID technology achieves clinical…

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The power of RAIN RFID for automating the healthcare supply chain

September 23, 2020

In a recent article in Healthcare Purchasing News, “Demand planning and forecasting: healthcare’s time has come,” the author Karen Conway opines that as a result of COVID-19 and PPE shortages,…

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Making the Promise of UDI a Reality

June 12, 2020

In a recent Fortune article, “Medical devices are nearly impossible for patients to track. Can these companies finally fix that?” the author discusses how difficult it is to track recalled…

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