Specimen Scanning

SPECIMEN SCANNING

Barcode Specimen Collection Improves Patient Safety

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REQUIRED ONLINE TRAINING

  • Epic Lab Specimen Collection & Barcode Scanning for Clinical Staff (LMS course #1582031)

SPECIMEN SCANNING

  • New specimen collection technology helps reduce the risk of specimen labeling errors, improving patient safety.

  • Increased accuracy throughout the process helps reduce lab processing turnaround times, enabling providers to make patient care decisions sooner than previously possible.

HOW THIS NEW TECHNOLOGY WORKS

  • Lets you scan the patient wristband and a printer, at the point of care during specimen collection.

  • This ensure the right label prints for the right patient.

HOW IT IMPROVES PATIENT SAFETY

  • Ensures capture of the right order, right patient, right label and right specimen – at the patient bedside.

  • Reduces the risk of errors and eliminates the need for the lab to re-label specimens when labels don’t print as expected.

QUESTIONS?

  • Contact the the IT Service Desk by clicking here or calling 832.667.5600.

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