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Authors: Ali Al Kinani and Deena M Barakah

Affiliation: King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Saudi Arabia

ISBN: 978-989-8425-26-3

Keyword(s): RFID Hospital Applications e-Health , Smart Hospitals in Saudi Arabia.

Abstract: With the more advancement in impeded computing, RFID technology are gradually begun to be a necessity for improvement of medical service quality and patient safety. Nowadays, RFID helps optimizing business processes in healthcare, improve the patients’ care, reduce operating costs, helps avoiding severe clinical errors and reduce costly thefts or loss of facility equipments. For this , healthcare is predicted to be one the major growth areas for RFID. However, a real challenge still exits. That is, how to incorporate RFID successfully into medical practice, especially when relevant experience is limited. To investigate this issue, this paper surveys how RFID emerging technology is currently used to build smart Saudi hospitals. It describes in detail some of its interesting applications and its promising perspectives in several leading Saudi health care facilities. The study is expected to have several important implications for developing RFID applications in Saudi healthcare org anizations. (More)

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Paper citation in several formats:
Al Kinani A.; Barakah D. and (2010). BUILDING SMART SAUDI HOSPITALS USING RFID TECHNOLOGIES.In Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Informatics and Semiotics in Organisations - Volume 1: ICISO, ISBN 978-989-8425-26-3, pages 32-36. DOI: 10.5220/0003267100320036

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JO - Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Informatics and Semiotics in Organisations - Volume 1: ICISO,
TI - BUILDING SMART SAUDI HOSPITALS USING RFID TECHNOLOGIES
SN - 978-989-8425-26-3
AU - Al Kinani, A.
AU - Barakah, D.
PY - 2010
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DO - 10.5220/0003267100320036

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