An RFID-based drug management system a case in medical organization

S. L. Ting, S. K. Kwok, Albert H C Tsang, Wing Bun Lee

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Abstract

Drug safety has attracted considerable public concern and press attention in recent years. Many precautions have been suggested to ensure the accuracy of drug distribution to patients but the results are not yet fully satisfactory. Enhancement of drug management is undoubtedly a trend to ensure no medication error happen in the healthcare industry, but there is still plenty of room for improvement in this situation. Drug Management System (DMS) is proposed as a platform for the hospital and clinics to explore the drug safety and patient safety. This paper will present the details about DMS for assisting the medical workers in drug replenishing and dispensing process. Also, problems existing in drug safety and benefits bring from DMS are presented.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationINNOV 2010 - Proceedings of the Multi-Conference on Innovative Developments in ICT
Pages99-107
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2010
Event1st International Multi-Conference on Innovative Developments in ICT, INNOV 2010 - Athens, Greece
Duration: 29 Jul 201031 Jul 2010

Conference

Conference1st International Multi-Conference on Innovative Developments in ICT, INNOV 2010
Country/TerritoryGreece
CityAthens
Period29/07/1031/07/10

Keywords

  • Case study
  • Drug management system
  • Radio frequency identification (RFID)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Computer Science Applications

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