Wednesday, June 19, 2019
De-Identifying Medication Containers

Four Simple Ways to De-Identify Medication Containers

Many challenges present themselves in pharmacies daily, and we’d like to offer some helpful tips to tackle the important challenge of de-identifying medication containers.  ...

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...

Summit Health’s Mammo Challenge Encourages Employee Health with Friendly Competition

Summit Health’s women’s health services in Franklin County, Pennsylvania has been making a remarkable impact in the lives of their employees and the community...
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PDC Hosts 7th Annual Brady Walk for Community to Raise Money for Local Charities

PDC joined the other Brady Corporation locations around the U.S. for the Annual Brady Walk for Community event to benefit local charities. On May...

Pre-Printed Medication Labels Are a Quick Patient Safety Enhancer

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sometimes improving patient safety is as easy as printing patient information before administering medication or any other process, event or surgery. Confirming...

PDC Healthcare Introduces New Line of Spee-D-Mark™ 3D Breast Tomosynthesis Markers for Mammography

Valencia, CA (October 31, 2017) – PDC Healthcare, a global leader of innovative identification and patient safety solutions, announced today the release of its...
Newborn Naming Convention Example

Joint Commission Issues New Requirement for Distinct Naming Conventions for Newborn Identification

It’s understood that misidentifying newborns can lead to very serious errors, such as, administering the wrong blood products or even sending the wrong infant to surgery. In...
Benefits of Inkless Footprinters

5 Reasons L&D Nurses Prefer Inkless Footprinters

The vast majority of hospital L&D departments record newborn footprints shortly after birth as part of the medical record and also as a keepsake...

MA Nurses Support Bill to Protect Healthcare Workers

EDITOR’S NOTE:  Hospitals and healthcare facilities are more susceptible to workplace violence than any other industry.  In response to this growing epidemic, the Massachusetts...

The 2019 Lab Specimen ID Report

Read the Report Now Over 200 US hospital lab professionals participated in a survey developed to explore the top priorities, challenges, and concerns within the...