In the healthcare industry, tracking, tracing, and verifying lab samples can be a complicated and vulnerable process. With the amount and variety of shipments moving in, out, and about hospitals and labs, ensuring that the correct samples get where they need to be and back again can be difficult and stressful. Utilizing industry-trusted, high-performing barcode scanners and software is paramount for ensuring patient safety and accuracy throughout this process. Code has developed a line of enterprise-level scanning solutions to help you improve the efficiency of your hospital. See for yourself how Code can help you track, trace, and verify with precision and ease.
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Where would you or your loved ones be without advanced healthcare technology?
For many people, the answer to that question isn’t something pleasant to think about. Luckily for all of us, healthcare practices, procedures, and technologies just continue to getting better. Today we are staring at a future where a cure for cancer is within reach. The reality is that improved health care practices and procedures save lives. And technology plays a monumental role in patient safety through the efficient application of life-saving practices. However, no matter how good a practice is, it’s only effective if people have the right tools to execute it.
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Eliminate EBM Administration Errors With Code Barcode Reading Technology
Legacy Health Systems (Legacy), a six hospital healthcare system in the Portland, Oregon area needed a solution to positively identify and match Expressed Breast Milk (EBM) to both mother and child. Having previously implemented a barcoded Bedside Medication Administration (BMA) process with Code’s wireless barcode readers, the infrastructure was in place for Code’s Application Engineering team to create an effective barcoded EBM verification solution, using Code's impressive purpose-built healthcare CR2000 series product line.
Healthcare Meets a Mobile Revolution
With forward thinking ingenuity, and patient care as a priority, Rush University Hospital, a Chicago-based academic health system set out to improve the health of their patients and the diverse communities they serve. One of the first items on their list was to find the most efficient mobile solution to improve the varied prescribed medication process with accurate patient identification at the point of care. Shedding bulky sleds and additional scanning hardware, Rush incorporated enterprise-grade barcode scanning mobility, the first of its kind in healthcare, into their workflow using nurse favored and requested iOS devices.
When someone talks about "barcode scanning" in general, it has always meant hardware that is specialized for particular barcode types (1D, 2D, DPM, etc...) and for industries like healthcare, manufacturing, industrial, logistics, government, and others. Depending on the workflow complexity, this could even mean that there may be a need for more than one type of barcode scanner. Costs can start to exponentially climb when upgrades are needed, products are EOL'd, or their life-cycles simply come to a sad and damaged end.