18 January 2009

RFID tracking system helping with early diagnosis

RFID helps diagnose early dementia
RFID Journal: 14 January 2009
The HERMES system (Health Research Management and Evaluation System) developed by researchers at the University of South Florida uses radio frequency identification (RFID) to track movement. Research wanted to determine if an RFID-based system such as HERMES could be used as a diagnosis tool by tracking and analyzing a patient's movements. These movement patterns are then mined for clues that indicate early stages of dementia. > read story

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