.:America's leading hospitals use PDC products to improve patient ID and safety :.
October 7th, 2008
Precision Dynamics Corporation (PDC), the global leader in automatic wristband identification solutions, announced today that all national hospitals ranked by U.S. News & World's Report's America's Best "Honor Roll" and Hospitals & Health Networks "Most Wired" use the companies products to help improve patient identification and safety.
U.S News & World Report examined data on 5,453 medical centre's and hospitals, awarding top honours to 19 hospitals that demonstrated the highest scores in six or more specialities. Hospitals and Health Networks surveyed more then 1,327 hospitals in its ranking of the "100 Most Wired" hospitals. Hospitals received the highest rating for their use of information technology to enhance patient safety and quality, customer service, business processes, workforce, public heath and safety.
"PDC is pleased to be associated with the top ranked hospitals in America such as The John Hopkins Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and Ronald Regan UCLA Medical Centre," says Director of Patient Safety Marketing for PDC, Scott Hirst. "The uses of PDC patient wristbands have assisted these leading hospitals to accomplish the Joint Commission's top patient safety goal of improving the accuracy of patient identification. Assisting hospitals to make a difference in the quality and accuracy of patient care and safety is an accomplishment which PDC is very proud of."
As the originator of the first single-piece patient wristband in 1956, PDC produces the most complete line of patient wristband solutions worldwide. It also introduced the first imprinter wristband, the first bar code wristband and the first Smart Band® RFID wristband system to worldwide hospitals. PDC wristbands serve a variety of hospital applications, including medication administration, specimen collection, blood administration, data collection and colour coding patients special needs.
About Precision Dynamics Corporation
With over 50 years of experience, PDC is the pioneer in patient safety through positive identification systems and other healthcare products. The company delivers quality wristband solutions that help protect millions of patients against medical errors, while preventing millions more in associated costs. As the developer of the first single-piece patient wristband, the first bar code wristband system and the first Smart Band® RFID wristband system, PDC wristbands are an integral cornerstone to the most successful patient safety initiatives.
PDC also produces wristband systems for the leisure and entertainment and law enforcement markets, including non-transferable VIP Band® wristbands in multiple colours and materials, and advanced Smart Band® RFID wristbands for cashless point of sale, keyless door entry and access control and security. The company is committed to 100% quality in service, design and manufacturing and has ISO-9001:2000 and ISO-13485:2003 certification.
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