Precision Dynamics – St. John Introduces New TenderCare® Thermal
The First and Only 4-Part Thermal Newborn Patient ID System Identifies and Matches Newborns to their parents
San Fernando, CA - (May 8, 2012) –Precision Dynamics – St. John, the global leader in healthcare identification solutions, announced today the release of its new TenderCare® Thermal 4-Part Newborn Patient Identification System. The first of its kind, the 4-part TenderCare® Thermal wristband system identifies and matches newborns to their parents and is seamlessly printed with a thermal printer for on-demand identification and automated patient identification using bar code technology. Ideal for Labor and Delivery departments, TenderCare® Thermal helps improve patient safety by using bar coding to reduce misidentification and human errors.
TenderCare® Thermal is latex-free, phthalate-free, and features ultra-soft material for delicate, newborn skin. Each TenderCare® Thermal wristband has a tamper-resistant adhesive closure and is offered in plain white plus nursery style designs including Ducks, Tiger Cubs, and Monkeys. The product line includes core sizes ranging from one inch to three inch to accommodate a variety of thermal printers. The 4-part thermal newborn identification wristband set includes two luggage tag style wristbands for newborns that provide high bar code scan rates.
TenderCare® Thermal features the patented PermaPrint® surface which provides a superior imprint quality and maximum resistance to solvents. PermaPrint® has also proven in laboratory testing to increase the lifespan of the print head.
“We’re excited to offer this first-of-its-kind 4-part thermal newborn identification system because it’s a convenient and time-saving way to increase patient safety through bar coding with a simple print-on-demand system,” said Karen Joseph, Marketing Manager for Precision Dynamics-St. John. “Positive identification and matching a newborn to its parents is a critical mission with no room for error. Bar coding technology increases patient safety by replacing some of the human dependant verification processes with automated identification.”
TenderCare® Thermal meets current Joint Commission, AHA, and HIPAA requirements. For more information, please visit: www.pdcorp.com/healthcare or contact PDC’s Customer Care at 800-772-1122.
About Precision Dynamics Corporation – St. John
With more than 50 years of experience, Precision Dynamics Corporation - St. John is the global leader and pacesetter in the development of wristband, label, medical records and imaging systems. The company specializes in serving the healthcare, leisure and entertainment, and law enforcement industries. The company introduced the first single-piece patient wristband, first bar code wristband system, first Smart Band® RFID wristband system, first thermal printer wristband, and the award winning PDC Smart® Kiosk.
Precision Dynamics Corporation - St. John products are used in leading hospitals worldwide and comprise a comprehensive range of solutions that provide positive ID and positive clinical outcomes, while meeting important guidelines of The Joint Commission, World Healthcare Organization, FDA, AHA, and HIPAA. Complying with ISO 9001 standards, Precision Dynamics Corporation – St. John follows a systematic, world-standard approach to ensure superior product design, manufacturing, and customer support services. For more information, visit www.pdcorp.com and www.stjohninc.com.
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