Practical applications for patient, staff and visitor identification
Identification in healthcare poses unique challenges. Hundreds of people move through clinics,
hospitals and urgent care facilities each day, so it's important to identify and track who is on staff
and who is just visiting. Another concern is protecting patients who are in treatment and may be
vulnerable. Yet another concern is protecting confidential medical documents stored within the
HEALTHCARE CASE STUDIES
While their plates are certainly full, hospitals and clinics are making identification a priority
by implementing a facility-wide ID card program, although the possibilities extend beyond
traditional photo IDs. Magnetic stripe technology now allows for pre-loaded insurance card
information, resulting in more efficient patient check-in with a card reader.
Read how healthcare
professionals are identifying the many people who walk through their doors each day.
HEALTHCARE WHITE PAPERS
Making a case for an initial ID card investment can be a challenge in lean economic times, but
they are a necessity despite the size of the facility. With so much building traffic, and the highly
personal nature of the industry, healthcare administrators have to look at the bigger picture - ID
card programs create secure and efficient environments. Read the whitepaper
to begin building your case for an ID card system.
Identification is not just about a photo, it's about peace-of-mind. Having the right ID accessories
is just as important as printers and software. Choosing the appropriate PVC card, badge holder or
lanyard is equally important. Accessories like badge reels and breakaway lanyards make ID wear
convenient, especially if you need to scan your badge frequently or if you work in a lab.
latest articles on the why and how of ID badge wear.