AT&T has developed products and services designed specifically to help healthcare providers increase productivity, improve patient care and reduce overall health costs.
San Antonio-based AT&T is offering health companies a radio-frequency identification system that will allow them to track equipment, devices and patients.
Company officials say with the introduction of the system, AT&T has become the first network service provider to offer RFID for healthcare organizations.
Through this system, hospital staff members can track via a Web browser the locations of products, such as blood pressure monitoring devices, EKG machines, gurneys, infusion pumps, crash carts, wheelchairs, computers and laptops.
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