I d band Patient Wristband with color code safety & alert sticker plays a major role from patient admission to discharge. It’s important never been significant like today.
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Patient Identification has never been so important as today. A pandemic like a coronavirus has brought more attention to the always combative issue of a patient identifier process. In busy healthcare facilities, the patient ID process at registration can be difficult to manage and challenging, resulting in failure to correctly identify patients continues to result in medication errors, treatment errors, testing errors, wrong person procedure, and discharge of infants to the wrong families and so on. These errors directly jeopardize patient safety, are time-consuming to correct, and can negatively impact a hospital’s bottom line.
Considering patient identification dynamics & importance, the National Accreditation Board for Hospital & Healthcare Providers (NABH), Board of Quality Council of India, I d band established & adhere to the certain norm for patient identification in their guidelines manual for Hospitals NABH accreditation.
One can follow that here:
( NABH ACCREDITATION STANDARDS FOR HOSPITALS APRIL 2020 ) &
Patient Identification – WHO
There are several standardized approaches to patient identification methods at different levels within a healthcare system. Among these Patient Identification Tags are the most popular. It is used for patient safety purposes & transforming the healthcare industry. ID Band is a non-verbal approach is the primary responsibility to check the identity of patients and match the correct patients with the correct care. Ideal Hospital Wristbands are made-up of good quality raw material, lightweight, skin-friendly, soft, and easy to handle. These Patient ID Bands are manufactured from high-grade plastic, which is obtained from reliable vendors. The Identification bands are made from smooth, soft non-toxic vinyl which is comfortable and safe for sensitive skin. All our bands are meet medical safety and are Latex and Phthalate free. These products are widely used in hospitals for minimizing medical errors. Color coding of wristbands facilitates rapid visual recognition of specific issues and can be modified as per the requirement of the organization.
There are many types of patients id tags designed as per different medical needs. The variety includes Medical Wrist Bands, Barcode Wristband, Patient Armbands, and several more. The multi types of bands are used to segregate patients of different departments undergoing treatments for a specific disease like Day Care Adult Tags, Mass Casualty Tags, Triage Tags are used by medical, Emergency Medical Alert Wristband, Alert Tags, Neonatal Patient Identification, Mother and Baby Medical ID Tags, Fall Risk Medical Tags, Access Control Tags.
This helps the doctors and nursing staff to figure out a general set of treatments or mandatory pathological investigations or drug doses for patients suffering from the same problems.