Procurement Trends: RF Technology - October 2013
October 1, 2013 | Procurement Trends
RF (radiofrequency) technologies primarily include real-time locating systems (RTLS), RFID supply cabinets, and sponge tracking systems. Amongst S+ member hospitals, RTLS accounted for 67% of all interest in RF technologies since 2012. RFID supply cabinets accounted for 22% of member interest and sponge tracking systems for the remaining 11%. The RTLS market includes over 12 vendors, of which we have identified the top 7 from 2012 to present. The 4 vendors for RFID supply cabinets and 3 vendors for sponge tracking systems have also been ranked in order of popularity with our members.