Abstract

Over the past decade, observation medicine has become an important component of emergency medicine. There are several settings in which observation medicine has been useful and valuable.(1) RFID as the patient identification not only generates the on-line laboratory data and radiology report via hand-held wireless PDA this RFID system help physician stream-line patient admission to acute bed or ICU in the emergency department more effectively.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationStudies in Health Technology and Informatics
Pages311-315
Number of pages5
Volume116
Publication statusPublished - 2005
Event19th International Congress of the European Federation for Medical Informatics, MIE 2005 - Geneva, Switzerland
Duration: Aug 28 2005Sep 1 2005

Other

Other19th International Congress of the European Federation for Medical Informatics, MIE 2005
CountrySwitzerland
CityGeneva
Period8/28/059/1/05

Keywords

  • Observation unit (OU)
  • Patient safety
  • Radio frequency identification (RFID)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Information Management

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    Chen, C., Liu, C. Y., Li, Y. C., Chao, C. C., Liu, C. T., Chen, C. F., & Kuan, C. F. (2005). Pervasive observation medicine: The application of rfid to improve patient safety in observation unit of hospital emergency department. In Studies in Health Technology and Informatics (Vol. 116, pp. 311-315)