RFID tool developed to study spread of infection in hospitals

09/7/2011 | InfectionControlToday.com

French and Italian researchers have developed an RFID-based technology that tracks face-to-face interactions. The goal of the SocioPattern project is to study the spread of hospital-acquired infections by mapping the meetings of patients and health care workers. A test in a geriatrics unit followed 50 health care workers and 29 patients for five days, and the statistics from the trial are being analyzed.

View Full Article in:


Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director of Behavioral Health Operations
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI
Medical Director
Bend, OR
Clinical Appeals RN
Brooklyn, NY
Director of Clinical Operations
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI
Sr. Director, Regulatory Compliance Intelligence and Outreach
Johnson & Johnson
New Brunswick, NJ