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Cardinal Health to Be Cornerstone Sponsor at RFID in Health Care 2014

RFID Journal's tenth annual event will focus on helping health-care providers understand how the technology can help them improve patient safety, hospital operations and supply chain efficiencies.

NEW YORK, Nov. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — RFID Journal announced today that Cardinal Health will be the cornerstone sponsor at RFID in Health Care (, the premier industry event focused on the use of radio frequency identification technology within the health-care industry. The conference and exhibition will be held on Nov. 20, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill.

This year's RFID in Health Care event will feature leading hospital executives explaining how they use RFID to improve asset-utilization rates, reduce expenses and improve patient outcomes, and will provide a unique learning experience for health-care executives. Early adopters will share the results of real-world deployments, and answer questions regarding the benefits they have achieved with RFID. Attendees will gain valuable insights into the proper RFID technologies to employ for various applications, and learn how to avoid common pitfalls.

Speakers will include:

  • Terry J. Broussard, RN, BSN, MPA, VP of support services, Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center
  • Elizabeth J. Hickle, MPA, LNHA, CDP, executive director, Light of Hearts Villa
  • Michael Hopkins, director of supply chain operations and logistics, University of Chicago Medical Center
  • Mark Rheault, director of enterprise visibility, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
  • David Rutherford, RN, MSN, CCRN, nurse manager, Riverside Methodist Hospital
  • Jean-Claude Saghbini, general manager of inventory-management solutions, Cardinal Health

This event will combine thought-provoking presentations, expert panelists and an exhibit area showcasing the latest RFID solutions for the health-care industry. Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet the leading technology companies and view their latest solutions. Cardinal Health will be the event's cornerstone sponsor, while Motorola Solutions will be the technology sponsor. The exhibitors will include:

  • Cardinal Health
  • CenTrak
  • HID Global
  • Motorola Solutions
  • OATSystems (a division of Checkpoint)
  • Synergy Health

RFID in Health Care is designed for executives at hospital or clinics that are considering using RFID technology within their facilities. Attendees registering by Nov. 14 can save $150 off onsite rates.

"This is a unique opportunity for health-care providers to hear from other clinics and hospitals that are already utilizing RFID," said Mark Roberti, RFID Journal's founder and editor. "And they can meet some of the technology providers that have developed solutions specifically for health-care tracking issues."

For more information, please visit the RFID in Health Care website,, or contact attendee registration at or (631) 249-4960.

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