CareFusion accelerates automation of healthcare delivery

CareFusion ( is a leading global medical device company who, after an extensive global evaluation of RFID vendors, selected SpaceCode as its RFID technology provider for its comprehensive hospital and healthcare products. SpaceCode's RFID technology was integrated into CareFusion's products to develop a secure supply management system that helps hospitals manage high-value implantable medical devices. The Pyxis ProcedureStation RFID system is the latest technology added to CareFusion's Pyxis® Supply Technologies that provide a measurable return on investment and integrate with healthcare information systems. The system helps eliminate the need for clinicians to enter information manually and helps improve efficiency and workflow while reducing error-prone manual documentation. "CareFusion is focused on providing a comprehensive approach to managing the operating room and assisting hospitals in streamlining processes to reduce the cost of healthcare," said David Schlotterbeck, chairman and CEO of CareFusion. "The launch of the Pyxis ProcedureStation RFID system supports this focus by aiming at simplifying item tracking, reducing inventory shrinkage and improving data capture and billing accuracy."