Colordyne Technologies (CDT) has announced its new Color-Code Me program, a system that simplifies the use of color to highlight information and data as a powerful tool in business supply chains and logistics operations.
Color-Code Me is designed as an affordable alternative to industrial thermal bar code label printers.
Customers will pre-qualify their ink and printhead needs by utilizing the Color-Code Me website, found through CDT's homepage.
CDT also has a new referral program that will establish a network of Agent Partners for Color-Code Me.
Mike Doering, the executive director of the Camp Hill-based Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority, which helped to publicize the color-code initiative in that state, said his group is on the verge of approaching the state's Department of Health with the idea of getting the state to regulate the idea.
Doering said that, to date, about 50 out of about 240 Pennsylvania hospitals have gone to the color-code system, which includes a green code for patients allergic to latex.
LaserBand Color-Code Wristbands and Special Precaution Products Comply with Statewide Standards
LOUIS -- LaserBand LLC (LASERBAND), the leading global manufacturer of patient wristbands, recently helped several hospitals implement local, regional, and statewide color-code standards by creating environmentally-friendly products that assist in eliminating the confusion that may lead to medication errors, misidentification, and death.
LaserBand has worked with statewide patient safety groups, including the Missouri Center for Patient Safety, the Ohio Patient Safety Institute, and the New Hampshire Foundation for Healthy Communities, to offer color-code wristbands for hospitals and other health care organizations denoting special patient conditions of DNR, allergy, fall risk, latex allergy, and limb alert: the LaserBand[R] Spot Alerts.
Many hospitals with color-code standards are selecting LaserBand Spot Alerts because they correspond with green initiatives, can be used with all wristband types, and can be applied directly next to main patient information (name, doctor, medical record number, account number, barcode, etc.