PDC's Irwin Thall to Participate in RFID Industry Forum Panel
San Fernando, CA (October 26, 2005) – Irwin Thall, RFID Manager for Healthcare at Precision Dynamics Corporation (PDC), a global leader in automatic wristband identification, will join a panel discussion on “Pharmaceutical, Cold Chain Distribution and Healthcare,” at the RFID Industry Forum on October 26, at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). RFID Industry Forum is presented by the UCLA Wireless Internet for the Mobile Enterprise Consortium (WINMEC).
The panel discussion will examine cold chain distribution for the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries, discussing challenges and benefits involved in implementing such a process. RFID for improved patient safety in hospitals will also be discussed.
Thall will be joined on the discussion panel by Fred Christensen, Marketing Executive at IBM, and Jeff Richards, President and CEO at R4 Global Solutions.
About Irwin Thall
As RFID Manager for Healthcare at Precision Dynamics Corporation (PDC), Thall is responsible for product, market, and business development for PDC’s Auto ID products. Joining PDC in 2000, Thall brings over 14 years of Auto ID experience, most recently from Checkpoint Systems RFID Group and LXE RF Data Collections Systems.
About Precision Dynamics
With nearly 50 years of experience, PDC is the global leader and pacesetter in the development of automatic identification wristband systems and quality healthcare products. The company introduced the first patient bar code ID wristband in 1984 and radio frequency identification (RFID) wristbands in 2000. PDC also provides premium healthcare products for labor & delivery, urology, and other applications. PDC is committed to 100% quality in service, design, and manufacturing. This is substantiated by their ISO-9001: 2000 and ISO-13485 certification at their main facility in San Fernando, CA. Plans to establish certification at their new facility in Tijuana, Mexico are underway. For more information, visit www.pdcorp.com.