PDC Showcases Positive Patient ID Bar Code Solutions at NAHAM 08
Company’s “Partner in Patient Safety” contest to award $10,000 to help raise patient safety awareness and promote hospital systems that prevent errors will also be spotlighted.
San Fernando, CA (April 21, 2008) - National Association of Healthcare Access Management Booth #419 – Precision Dynamics Corporation (PDC), the global leader in automatic wristband identification,will display a series of patient bar code wristbands and labels for positive patient identification, and promote its’ Partner in Patient Safety Contest during the 34th annual National Association of Healthcare Access Management Conference, May 4 - 6, at the Hyatt Regency Dallas in Dallas Texas. PDC will be located at booth #419.
Used to instantly and accurately to capture and verify data for medication administration, point-of-care testing (POCT), transfusion, specimen collection/tracking, surgical site safety and more, PDC’s bar code wristband solutions show why they are hospitals top choice for patient safety, identification and comfort. You can view all of PDC’s bar code healthcare products and solutions at: www.pdcorp.com/healthcare.
Among the many PDC bar code wristband solutions on display at NAHAM, featured products will include: Sentry Bar Code LabelBand® Wristbandswith non-transferable, secure, plastic snap that provides maximum security and complies with HIPAA, JCAHO, and American Hospital Association industry standards.
Securline® Blood Band Plus with Adhesive Peel-off Tail: Tail has peel-off self adhesive feature that applies directly to specimen tubes, with PDC’s patented SecurSnap® Closure, easy-to-read data area and efficient easy-peel labels that includes 23 labels (more than any other blood band style) for quick ID and tracking of specimens.
Sentry® SuperBand® Alert Bands are constructed of lightweight non-stretch polyester, also with PDC’s patented SecurSnap® closure for maximum security, extra large text provides clarification to clinicians (assisting in dim light conditions or for those who are color blind).
DataMate® Laser Labels with File Holes are 30 laser-printable labels per sheet. Standard 8 1/2" x 11" size integrates easily with your current laser printer, supports text, linear and 2D bar codes, photos and graphics, and standard healthcare hole punch.
Additionally at the PDC booth, the “Partner in Patient Safety” contest will be showcased. PDC is recognizing hospitals for their improvements and maximizing patient safety at their facilities. PDC will donate $10,000 to the foundation named by the hospital that submits the best patient safety success story, as chosen by a select judging committee. Three additional honorees will be awarded $1,000 each in products. On November 10, the winning stories will be announced through a national publicity and press release campaign that will include special coverage in Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare Magazine; posting of the success stories on PDC’s website; and awarding of certificates of excellence in patient safety. Complete information, rules and criteria are located on the website at: www.pdcorp.com/patientsafety. Contest entries are accepted now through August 4, 2008.
For product demonstrations, additional information about the “Partner in Patient Safety” contest, you can visit PDC at booth #419.
About PDC ... Your Partner in Patient Safety™
For over 50 years, PDC has been the pioneer in patient safety through positive identification systems and other healthcare products. The company delivers quality wristband solutions that help protect millions of patients against medical errors, while preventing millions more in associated costs. PDC developed the first single-piece patient wristband, the first bar code wristband system, and the first Smart Band® RFID wristband system. For more information on PDC’s Healthcare products, visit www.pdcorp.com/healthcare.
PDC also produces wristband systems for the leisure and entertainment and law enforcement markets, including non-transferable VIP Band® wristbands in multiple colors and materials, and advanced Smart Band® RFID wristbands for cashless point of sale, keyless door entry, and access control and security. The company is committed to 100% quality in service, design, and manufacturing and has ISO-9001: 2000 and ISO-13485: 2003 certification. For more information, visit www.pdcorp.com.
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