Search Tag: Identification

Executive Health Management

Novel ID System Reduces Neonatal ICU Errors

2014 30 Oct

A unique naming system designed to clearly identify newborns without a first name helps reduce confusion and miscommunication in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), according to a recent study. The use of the naming system significantly reduced near-miss wrong-patient orders in the electronic medical record (EMR) by more clearly identifying neonates... Read more

IMAGING Management

Integrating Patient Photos with Imaging Exams

2013 02 Apr

A recent article describes a system for including patient photographs alongside their medical imaging examinations. The authors discuss a specific implementation built around an Android-based system for simultaneously acquiring digital photographs with portable radiographs. By an innovative application of radiofrequency identification technology... Read more