Positek RFID, the RFID systems, solutions and integration company serving the textile maintenance industry, has appointed John “Jack” A. Hamilton as director of business development for healthcare.

With over 35 years of professional experience, Hamilton will oversee the development and management of large scale projects involving Positek RFID’s patented RFID technology to help hospitals reduce overall costs, manage their product inventories and identify opportunities for improvement in efficiency of inventory tracking.  

Hamilton has implemented RFID solutions for healthcare linen laundry and in-hospital linen management. He has directed the research, development and production of medical products, supplies, equipment, instrumentation and related services during his career as an industry subject matter expert for sterilized surgical linens and the processing of surgical and healthcare textiles.

Prior to joining Positek RFID, Hamilton was the chief technology officer for one of the leading providers of laundry and linen management services and supplies to hospitals, long-term care facilities and outpatient medical practices. Hamilton also served as senior vice president of product development for a national healthcare surgical linen and instrumentation supplier to hundreds of hospitals and surgery centres.