Combat COVID-19 with wristband printers! May 14th, 2020

Combat COVID-19 with wristband printers!

With the most current times raging around us, many healthcare organisations have reverted to more automated functionalities, so that we all can stick to the 6-feet-apart, social distancing mandates that have been enacted due to this global pandemic.

In these times of chaos, when there really is no structure, our frontline workers are doing their best to ensure some sense of stability and flow of support for their patients, and all who find themselves involved. Sometimes downtime takes place, especially with an overflow of patients seeking care, calling hotlines, and waiting long hours and queue lines to be tested for COVID-19. That’s nobody’s fault but the virus itself.

To combat this, some medical professionals and organisations have begun to implement solutions where they can positively identify and track patients, all through the use of barcode scanners and label printing devices. This being said, once these solutions are installed, patients could easily and efficiently access their records whenever and wherever they need them.

Once a patient is checked into a hospital, they will be administered a wristband with the necessary credentials to help identify them. If they are to get procedures ordered like blood tests, ultrasounds, X-Rays, and even urine tests, they’ll be able to track their results and even the status on the procedure with the simple scan of a barcode. The names of doctors, examiner, and even nurses will also be printed onto the wristband as well, so that way the flow of visit/treatment/recovery are all in sync and nothing gets lost in translation.

TSC has the solution everyone was really searching for. Their TDP-324W Series is a high-resolution wristband printer designed for industries that utilise such consumables, i.e., healthcare environments. Small and lightweight, this printer is constructed to perfectly push out the necessary sized barcodes on each patient’s person.

With this perfectly packaged solution, medical staff can steer clear of misdiagnoses and patient neglect, because the days of misprinted information are long gone. Taking out the human error of this printing process will simplify the treatment plans and put a smile on both patients and their nurses and doctors. Everyone wins.

If you’re interested in learning more about TSC’s array of devices and solutions, be sure to contact your BlueStar representative today!


Samantha is BlueStar's Digital Media Specialist, and the primary contributing writer for VartechNation. Previously, she has worked as a Public Relations Associate and a Social Media Manager.