Critical Evaluation of RFID Applications in Healthcare

  • Yu-Ju Tu
  • Huihui Chi
  • Wei Zhou
  • Gaurav Kapoor
  • Enes Eryarsoy
  • Selwyn PiramuthuEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 1113)


The past two decades have witnessed the explosive growth of RFID-based applications in healthcare settings. This includes applications that are related to ePedigree for pharmaceuticals, asset tracking and workflow management in hospitals, pervasive healthcare, among others. We consider some of the benefits that are provided by RFID-based systems in healthcare settings. We then provide a critical evaluation of some of the challenges that are faced by these applications.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu-Ju Tu
    • 1
  • Huihui Chi
    • 2
  • Wei Zhou
    • 2
  • Gaurav Kapoor
    • 3
  • Enes Eryarsoy
    • 4
  • Selwyn Piramuthu
    • 5
    Email author
  1. 1.Management Information SystemsNational Chengchi UniversityTaipeiTaiwan
  2. 2.Information and Operations ManagementESCP EuropeParisFrance
  3. 3.Infocomm TechnologySingapore Institute of TechnologySingaporeSingapore
  4. 4.Information SystemsIstanbul Sehir UniversityIstanbulTurkey
  5. 5.ISOMUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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