Sunday, December 16, 2018

3 Ways Specimen Labeling Errors Threaten Your Laboratory

According to an internal survey of PDC laboratory label users, with an average 5,500 specimens passing through laboratories monthly, accurate identification is critical, and...
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Let’s Get it Straight – Blood Tube Label Alignment Matters

Do you ever get blood collection tubes sent down to your lab that look like this? Do you have to constantly re-label your specimens because...
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Smart Ways to Use Reminders So You Won’t Forget

Everyone has been there: You walk into a room…. and for the life of you, you just can’t remember why. You told your brain...

How El Camino Hospital’s Breast Health Center Helps Women in Need with its Free...

In the heart of Silicon Valley, California, Women’s Health Services at El Camino Hospital's Breast Health Center has been making a significant impact in...

How Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center Promotes Employee Health with Mammo Monday

While healthcare providers are taking strides to improve the patient experience, healthcare workers are often so busy caring for patients, that they may neglect...
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How Breast Centers are Improving Patient Experience

Due to increasing scrutiny around patient satisfaction and what it may mean for reimbursement, patient volume, and quality standards, it’s no surprise that patient...
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Using Patient Complaints to Improve Patient Experience

In the constantly evolving landscape of healthcare, hospitals are constantly evaluating priorities including quality of care, patient safety, and costs. As healthcare continues to...
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Perioperative Perspective: Labeling Errors Are the Most Common Type of Medication Error

Reducing the potential for adverse drug events has been a key initiative for U.S. healthcare facilities for several years, but what is the cause...
EMR Integrate Laser vs. Thermal Wristbands & Labels

Thermal vs. Laser Patient ID Wristbands Printing: A Critical Component of the EMR

Technology has transformed healthcare. From mobile monitoring devices in telemedicine to advanced imaging equipment, technology advances continue to improve efficiency, communication, and patient safety....
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How Standardizing Consumables Offers Hospitals Quick Wins for Cost Savings

Healthcare Industry Positions for Uncertain Future The US Healthcare Market is in a struggle for its own future, which has yet to be defined. Will...