About Us

The RFID in Healthcare Consortium (RHCC) is a not-for-profit, subsidiary organization of The Intelligent Health Association (IHA) and operates under its auspices, guidelines, governance, and by-laws.

The Consortium was founded on September 13th, 2008 to initially address EMI issues with RFID & RTLS technologies but has recently transformed itself into a full fledged trade organization. The Consortium is an educationally focused, vendor neutral, technology and frequency agnostic, organization dedicated to promoting the use and adoption of RFID and RTLS technologies in the healthcare, assisted living and nursing home industries.

RHCC is organizing country & regional chapters through out the world.

Individual membership in the RHCC is open to all professional Members of the healthcare, assisted living, and nursing home industries. 

Additionally, the RHCC invites the following groups to become members:

  1. Institutions, corporations and organizations
    who own, operate, or manage, healthcare, assisted living, and nursing home facilities under special end user membership programs
  2. Technology vendors
    working in these industries under special corporate sustaining membership programs
  3. Educational and standards organizations
    working in these industries under special corporate sustaining membership programs

If you are affiliated with any of the above and are interested in joining the RHCC, please contact us now.

The “RFID in Healthcare Consortium” also includes those professionals who are from complementary technologies such as:

  • AIDC
  • Mobile communication devices
  • Medical devices and medical instruments
  • NFC
  • Rubee
  • Sensors
  • Software
  • Wireless

The RHCC works in cooperation with the end user community, trade associations, academia, researchers, standards organizations, and government regulators for the overall benefit of the healthcare, medical device and medical instruments communities and affiliated industries.

The RFID in Healthcare Consortium has strategic partnerships with the following organizations and companies:

  • American Hospital Association
  • AAMI
  • HIMSS
  • IEEE – Technical Committee on RFID www.ieee-rfid.org and Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society www.embs.org
  • ISPE
  • World Congress Healthcare
  • Opal Conferences and Events
  • IQPC
  • Terrapinn Conferences (Asia-Pacific Rim)