CARLSBAD, Calif. (August 24, 2015) --MEPS Real-Time, Inc., developer of Intelliguard® RFID Solutions for pharmacy automation and medication inventory management, today announced a new supply chain partner agreement for Intelliguard® Kit and Tray Management RFID Smart Tags with Yankee Alliance. 

The Yankee Alliance contract is for the Intelliguard® Kit and Tray Management System.  The Intelliguard® System offers RFID-enabled automation and workflow processes that support safe and efficient management and replenishment of emergency and procedural kits and trays.  It is proven to eliminate errors such as missing, unexpected, expired or recalled drugs while substantially reducing staff time to complete the tray restocking process.  

With the RFID Smart Tag pricing model, hospitals can acquire the Intelliguard® Kit and Tray Management System with no capital equipment costs, no monthly service fees and no long term contract.  The RFID Smart Tag pricing model includes all hardware, software, implementation, maintenance and support.

Bill Haughton, Vice President of Sales, “As demand continues to increase for the Intelliguard® Kit and Tray Management System, we continue to expand our cumulative discount price contracts to members of GPOs such Yankee Alliance.”

Yankee Alliance member hospitals and customers can learn more, schedule a demo, or get a price quote by sending a request directly to MEPS Real-Time, Inc. at .  A MEPS® representative will direct you to the appropriate regional consultant for your area.

About MEPS Real-Time, Inc. and Intelliguard® RFID Solutions for Critical Inventory™

Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Carlsbad, Calif., MEPS Real-Time, Inc. ( is a leading innovator of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) solutions for pharmacy automation and inventory management. Its suite of Intelliguard® RFID Solutions offers unprecedented real-time visibility of high-value, critical-dose drug inventory to reduce costs through inventory management and monitoring of expiration dates, NDCs, lot numbers and temperature; increase staff efficiency by eliminating manual counting and item-level scanning through automation; improve patient safety through medication error prevention; and enhance diversion prevention with embedded security features. Intelliguard® RFID Solutions include Kit and Tray Management, Inventory Management, and Vendor Managed Inventory Systems. 

MEPS Real-Time® is a charter member of RAIN RFID global alliance promoting the universal adoption of UHF RFID technology. Visit their website at 
MEPS, MEPS Real-Time and Intelliguard are registered trademarks and RFID Solutions for Critical Inventory is a trademark of MEPS Real-Time, Inc.

About Yankee Alliance

Yankee Alliance is a member-driven healthcare group purchasing organization founded in 1984 on a belief in collaboration, that working together can achieve more than working alone. Our mission is twofold: to work with members to reduce supply and operating expenses through aggregation of data, purchasing, ideas and knowledge and to excel in strategic innovations that continually assist members in reducing their cost while recognizing their individual needs. Today, Yankee Alliance remains true to the foundational belief in collaboration and has grown to over 12,000 members in all classes of trades across all 50 states.  For more information visit

For more information please contact; Amy Campbell, Senior Vice President, Administration, Yankee Alliance, (978) 470-2000 or at