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Surname 1 Name: Instructor: Course: Date: RFID Technology in Healthcare Radio frequency identification (RFID) is a technological tool that enables for maximum efficiency in business planning and the daily running of the organization. In many occasions organizations may face huge losses or challenges as a result of flaws in the delivery systems and also the packaging and treatment of their products. In the medical field RFID mainly centers in delivery of blood delivery products, nephrology products, oncology products, and other forms of pharmaceutical products. One of the main advantages of RFID in the medical industry is the ability to provide safety and improve on the efficiency of the supply chain. RFID technology helps the medical industry by coming up with read/ write tracking capabilities while at the same time ensuring it operates without line-of-sight (Bacheldor 1) . This makes it dynamic and easy to use. Various medical and pharmaceutical organizations have experienced numerous growths in revenue and efficiency over the years after the adoption of RFID technology. Increasing efficiency and improving on operation are just but a few of the advantages of RFID in the medical sector. There are other health sectors that could have even more benefits from this technology. Despite the numerous advantages, the main challenge facing RFID in the medical field is slow rate of acceptance among medical institutions (Bacheldor 4). Many medical organizations seek the kind of technology that has been in the market for a long time and is proven. They fail to venture into the new technology since they are afraid they might face unseen challenges. One of the main excuses for the sluggish acceptance of the technology is the slow
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Surname 2 payback attained from RFID. RFID implementation brings about changes in efficiency that is seen over a long period of time and by a small margin. So despite a reduction in the cost of operation, the managers still prefer technology that is widely used. The other challenge also comes with the high skills and business modification that have to take place in order to efficiently gain from the profits. When an organization implements RFID technology, there is need to change the business strategy and also in investment.
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