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The ability to identify the patient correctly has to be the first step towards preventing patient mismatch errors. All patient wristbands produced in the NHS are required to contain a 2D GS1 DataMatrix barcode containing at least the following patient information:

  • NHS Number
  • First Name & Last Name
  • Date of Birth
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Dakota offers fully integrated patient wristband solutions including the following elements:

  • Software integration with the various hospital PAS systems (iSOFT, McKesson, Meditech, Ascribe,etc)
  • Recommendations of fit-for-purpose technology products:
  • Wristband printers, thermal transfer barcode printers and matching consumables
  • Disinfectant-ready / antimicrobial 1D and 2D barcode scanners
  • PDAs, mobile computers and tablet PCs manufactured with antimicrobial protection
  • Consultancy, pilot, post-warranty support

Our patient wristband solutions deliver the following benefits:

  • Positively identify patients
  • Eliminate manual checks and speed ups processes
  • Deliver a better patient experience
  • Reduce patient safety incidents and litigation
  • Deliver improved auditing and data usage.

If you would like to discuss your Patient Wristband requirements, please get in touch today.