As part of US Med-Equip’s commitment to smart solutions to help our partners manage their moveable medical equipment needs, we have invested in passive RFID technology. US Med-Equip is changing the way hospitals manage their equipment by tagging our entire rental fleet with passive RFID tags. Hospitals now have a tool to quickly and efficiently locate equipment.

How does it work?

  • RFID readers can locate tagged equipment up to 25ft away.
  • The RFID reader emits RADIO WAVES that read the RFID tag and relay equipment information to the hand-held scanner.
  • Patients experience minimal disruptions as the waves bounce under closed doors, around corners and through walls.
  • The RFID scanner and tags do not interfere with other medical equipment and systems.

How Does it Benefit My Hospital?

  • Quickly locate equipment that may be potentially missing, recalled or in need of preventative maintenance.
  • Increase utilization of hospital equipment leading to reduced rental needs.
  • Locate equipment which may be “hidden” from sight, such as in a drawer, closet, under a bed, locker, etc.
  • Fast identification of “wanted” equipment.
  • Helps with PM compliance.

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