2PDC Corporate Profile Positive Patient Identification Solutions Bar Code Wristbands Smart Band® RFID Solutions
3GARY HUTCHINSON, PRESIDENT, CEO 25 years of Healthcare Experience1981 founded Zymed2000 Zymed sold to Agilent2001 Joined Board of Directors PDC2002 President and CEO PDC
4PDC ProfileFounded in 1956; Privately held. Corporate headquarters in San Fernando, CAGlobal leader and pioneer in automatic identification wristbands.70% market share in domestic Healthcare identification wristbands.Introduced first patient bar code ID wristband in 1984.Launched radio frequency ID (RFID) wristbands in 2000.International distributors spanning 100 countries.Products engineered to highest quality ISO 9001 standards.
5DR. WALTER MOSHER, PHD, CHAIRMAN, CTO Founder of PDC 1956President until 2002Expertise includes:Transportation SafetyIdentificationPatient SafetyHolder of numerous patents in these fields.
8Mother/Infant Bands (Speedi-Print) Correlated number system positively identifies baby with mother and other family membersSnap closure for added securitySmooth soft vinyl is comfortable and safe for sensitive skin
13Outside Influences for Implementing Auto ID Solutions in Healthcare JCAHO: National Patient Safety Goals Improve accuracy of patient identification Eliminate wrong-site, wrong-patient, wrong procedure surgery Improve safety of infusion pumps.FDA Requirement: Dosage level marking of medications to manage “5-Rights” (Right Patient, Right Dose, Right Medication, Right Time, Right Delivery Method).HIPPAA: Provide Privacy Protection for PatientsIOM Study: 98,000 deaths due to medical errors. 1Institute of Medicine Report “To Err is Human”
15PDC Bar Code Wrist Bands Provide Positive Patient IdentificationReduce Medical ErrorsInsure Safe Medication AdministrationAccurate Point of Care TestingCorrect Specimen/Phlebotomy TrackingImproved Billing
16MANAGER RFID HEALTHCARE IRWIN THALLMANAGER RFID HEALTHCARE
17I. What is Smart Band Radio Frequency Identification? II. Why is RFID the next technological step after bar coding?
18What is RFID? RFID is Radio Frequency Identification A technology in the Automatic Identification family:BarcodesBiometricsVoice RecognitionMagneticTouchRFID
19RFID is not new Historical applications include: Tractor Trailer TrackingRailcar TrackingYard ManagementParking Lot AccessToll CollectionAccess ControlSmart CardsAnimal IdentificationFuel dispensing loyalty programs
20What is Smart Band?Inlet is sealed in an economical, non-transferable wristband.Unlike barcode, RFID provides an “over-the-air” interface. Line-of- Sight communication is not necessary (Read/Write through and around bedding, clothing, and the human body).Read/Write capability allows for data transfer to and from host systems and data storage (i.e. Bloodtype, Allergic Reaction Warning, Instructions/DNR, Surgery Site).
21Smart Band Attributes 13.56 Mhz passive (no battery) technology. Zebra R402Printer/Programmer13.56 Mhz passive (no battery) technology.2000k bits of data storage = 256 characters.Available in rolls for print and program on demand issuing.Factory imbedded unique serial number.Lockable data fields.
22Auto ID Advantages for Healthcare Prevent data entry and collection errors.Improve system efficiency.Reduce forms processing time.Improve tracking of labor and supplies.Improve communications between doctors, nurses and patients.Cross language barriers.