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    HID reports on NFC healthcare pilot

    November 11th, 2014

    A care worker tracking pilot that used a Medicaid-compliant NFC tag platform developed by HID Global has cut 30 seconds from the time taken for a carer to check in to a client’s location and resulted in a 100% authentication accuracy rate, the company reports. Based on HID Global’s Trusted Tag platform, the service uses NFC tags and phones to provide an “indisputable and auditable” record of visits made to patients.

    HID Global aims to cut Medicaid fraud via NFC

    July 8th, 2014

    HID Global has introduced a care worker tracking service that meets Medicaid Electronic Visitor Verification (EVV) requirements. The service uses NFC tags and NFC phones to provide an “indisputable and auditable” record of visits made… More

    Skycore adds cloud-based asset tracking to CodeReadr app

    October 15th, 2013

    Mobile services provider Skycore has added a cloud-based web service to its CodeReadr NFC tag and barcode scanning app, designed to enable secure tracking and authentication of home medical equipment assets, dispensed medications and home… More

    Milan airport installs 50,000 NFC tags

    May 22nd, 2013

    Malpensa Airport in Milan, Italy, has installed a new maintenance system that uses NFC phones and a network of 50,000 NFC and RFID tags attached to equipment and systems around the airport — including fire… More

    NFC phone for care workers goes worldwide

    May 21st, 2013

    Mobile healthcare specialist Gentag and IT systems supplier Advanced Health & Care have announced the worldwide availability of an NFC phone designed to be used for monitoring home visits made by care workers. The Gentag… More

    Bluebird cuts care costs with NFC

    January 22nd, 2013

    Sixty care workers in the UK’s Bath and North East Somerset area have begun using NFC phones to log their visits to clients’ homes. Bluebird Care is using Advanced Health & Care’s iConnect service to record… More

    French carers to use NFC

    November 12th, 2012

    A public authority consortium led by Docapost BPO, a division of France’s postal service La Poste, is to equip caregivers with NFC phones for use when making home care visits. The Confiance e-health project aims to… More

    Scottish mental health association to cut administration costs with NFC

    June 21st, 2012

    Lanarkshire Association for Mental Health (LAMH) is to roll out an NFC-based time and attendance system in a bid to improve patient care record keeping and reduce administrative overheads. The new service will use Skillweb’s… More

    Firms find NFC B2B app pays for itself in months

    February 21st, 2012

    Companies of all sizes and in a range of markets are finding that they are getting a return on their investment in Think&Go NFC‘s business-to-business Audit&Control solution within five to twelve months, the company reports…. More

    Sonim adds NFC to world’s toughest phone

    December 18th, 2011

    The new XPand NFC expansion pack for the XP3300 Force ultra-rugged phone is designed for workforces in the security guarding, commercial cleaning services, mass transportation, field equipment maintenance and domiciliary healthcare industries. More

    50,000 Dutch nurses now using NFC phones

    September 6th, 2011

    The nurses use their NFC phones to track and manage home healthcare visits, in one of the world’s longest established commercial NFC services. More