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    Tracking and Identification in Healthcare – Prevention Is Better Than Cure

    June 10, 2019

    In this day and age, Hospitals, GPs and Healthcare organisations are under increasing pressure to provide accurate diagnosis and care to its patients. Connecting the right patient to the right care is often critical for the patient’s wellbeing. Technologies have become essential in the running of healthcare operations. Barcoding, Labelling and Wristbanding have become essential not only to track assets, but provide protection, prevention and security for patients, staff and medication. How does it all work? Patient Identity Tracking From the moment a patient walks into a Hospital, visits a GP or Healthcare establishment, identification management is essential for tracking and servicing the patient. Using a variety of applications through barcoding or QR codes on patient wristbanding or medical notes to identify important data or track medication, labelling medical records and more, accurate data is required on the patient at all times. Healthcare Asset Recording From barcode labelling for bloods and specimens to tracking of theatre equipment and even patient wheelchairs, identification is essential for the productivity and efficiency of the medical profession. Staff Flexibility Barcoding and labelling of staff activity is essential throughout the healthcare chain, it provides better communication, simplified workflows, leading to increased operation efficiency. Allowing secure communication and collaboration of patient information to provide the highest level of care. Prescription Administration Traditional tracking of drug administration is time consuming and is followed by a great opportunities for error. Barcode labelling of medication provides traceability and allows accurate dispensing to the unit-dosage level and audit supplies. Having systems in place allows an audit trail of dosage through caregivers and reduces paperwork surrounding prescriptions for healthcare professionals and pharmacies. BIXOLON Healthcare Printing and Consumable Solutions BIXOLON offers a range of Barcode, Label and Media technologies designed for healthcare, including barcode and label desktop and mobile label printers, linerless labelling, wristband printers and media, RFID label tracking and more to assist the smooth running of a healthcare facility. Key Product Highlights SLP-TX400R –Barcode Label Printer with RFID Data Encoding Functions 4-inch (116mm) Direct Thermal and Thermal Transfer label printer which prints high speed graphics, 1D/2D barcodes and text while embedding EPC code including (numbers, unique ID information) onto a UHF RFID label, ideal for highly confidential patient data and asset tracking. SLP-TX220 – Barcode Label Printer 2-inch (60mm) slim line Thermal Transfer printer with optional Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity, ideal for a range of applications from medical note labelling or patient wristband printing directly from a chosen smart device. SPP-L3000 - Mobile Label Printer 3-inch (80mm) semi-industrial mobile label printer supporting high connectivity printing labels directly from tablets and smart devices. Ideal for patient tracking, specimen tracking or prescription administration. Printing Consumables To complement its printing range, BIXOLON offers a portfolio of printing solutions including B-linerless™ labelling (permanent and re-stick linerless label solutions) for prescription labelling, asset tracking, data management. Alongside B-band™ wristbanding producing printable wristbands available in B-band Lux (Nylon material) or B-band flex (Polypropylene material) which can be used for a patient identification and tracking. For more information on BIXOLON’s Healthcare printing and media solutions, visit www.bixolon.com or contact the team.

    June 10, 2019

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    Explore a World of Healthcare Printing Solutions with BIXOLON at Medica 2016

    November 10, 2016

    Medica (14-17 November 2016, Düsseldorf, Germany) – BIXOLON, the global manufacturer of advanced Receipt, Label and Mobile Printers will be exhibiting on booth Hall 6, B51 at Medica 2016 showcasing a dynamic selection of medical label and patient-ID wristband printing solutions throughout the show. For visitors looking for pharmaceutical labelling or patient identification solutions, BIXOLON will be highlighting the uses of Direct Thermal or Thermal Transfer desktop printing for the healthcare industry. Showcasing the SLP-TX220 2” high performance Thermal Transfer Bluetooth label printer with BIXOLON’s innovative patient B-wrist banding. Alongside the SLP-TX420 4” Thermal Transfer or Direct Thermal Wi-Fi Desktop Label Printer capable of producing high quality text, barcodes and QR code label printing. Highlighting the latest in portable mobile printing technology, BIXOLON will be demonstrating the SPP-R200III 2” linerless printing solution. Supporting Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB and Serial connectivity for consistent, high quality label printing from Android™, iOS™ and Windows® smart devices. The SPP-R200III linerless printing solution provides an ecological alternative to traditional label printing, enabling variable length labelling, perfect for gathering patient information. “BIXOLON’s healthcare printing solutions are easily integrated with PC-based systems or innovative Apple iOS™, Android™ or Windows® wireless tablet based solutions,” explains Charlie Kim, Managing Director of BIXOLON Europe GmbH. “Providing Direct Thermal, Thermal Transfer and Linerless labelling techniques for a range of applications from patient wrist banding to medical labelling. BIXOLON produces safe, hygienic printing solutions for a range of medical applications.” - o - About BIXOLON BIXOLON is a leading global manufacturer of dependable innovative and advanced printing technologies that include POS, Auto ID and Mobile receipt & label printers for a range of environments. BIXOLON views its printing technology as an essential tool for any business and holds itself to the highest standards, since dedication to customers is its core belief. BIXOLON’s FAST, FLEXIBLE and FRIENDLY approach to business has much to do with its recent success. For more information visit http://www.bixolon.com or contact your local BIXOLON sales representative.

    November 10, 2016