SOURCE: Precision Dynamics Corporation

March 24, 2008 17:39 ET

Precision Dynamics Corporation Positive Patient ID Bar Code Solutions Featured at 2008 MedAssets Healthcare Business Summit

Company Also Showcases Its "Partner in Patient Safety" Contest That Will Be Giving Away $10,000 in PDC Products to Help Raise Patient Safety Awareness and Promote Hospital Systems That Prevent Errors

SAN FERNANDO, CA--(Marketwire - March 24, 2008) - MedAssets Booth #863 -- Precision Dynamics Corporation (PDC), a global leader in automatic wristband identification, will display a series of patient bar code wristbands for positive patient identification, and promote its Partner in Patient Safety Contest during the 2008 MedAssets Healthcare Business Summit, March 26-27, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. PDC will be located at booth #863 and, in addition, visitors can enter to win an iPod Touch!

Used to instantly and accurately capture and verify data for medication administration, point-of-care testing (POCT), transfusion, specimen collection/tracking, surgical site safety and more, PDC's bar code wristband solutions show why they are hospitals' top choice for patient safety, identification and comfort. You can view PDC's bar code healthcare products and solutions at: www.pdcorp.com/healthcare.

Among the many PDC wristband solutions on display, featured products include:

Securline® Blood Band Plus with adhesive Peel-off Tail: Tail has peel-off self adhesive feature that applies directly to specimen tubes, with PDC's patented SecurSnap® Closure, easy-to-read data area and efficient easy-peel labels.

Sentry Bar Code LabelBand® Wristbands with non-transferable, secure, plastic snap that provides maximum security and complies with HIPAA, JCAHO, and American Hospital Association industry standards.

Sentry® SuperBand® Alert Bands are constructed of lightweight non-stretch polyester, also with PDC's patented SecurSnap® closure for maximum security, extra large text provides clarification to clinicians (assisting in dim light conditions or for those who are color blind).

Additionally at the PDC booth, the "Partner in Patient Safety" contest will be showcased. PDC is recognizing hospitals for their improvements and maximizing patient safety at their facilities. PDC will award $10,000 in free wristband products to the hospital that submits the best patient safety success story, as chosen by a select judging committee. Three additional honorees will be awarded $1,000 each in products. On November 10, the winning stories will be announced through a national publicity and press release campaign that will include special coverage in Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare Magazine; posting of the success stories on PDC's website; and awarding of certificates of excellence in patient safety. Complete information, rules and criteria are located on the website at: www.pdcorp.com/patientsafety. Contest entries are accepted now through August 4, 2008.

For product demonstrations, additional information about the "Partner in Patient Safety" contest, and to enter to win an iPod Touch, you can visit PDC at booth #863.

For all news/media inquiries and in-booth interviews, please contact Adrienne S. Lamm, Sr. PR and Communications Specialist at: adrienne@pdcorp.com or 818-897-1111 ext. 1330.

About PDC ... Your Partner in Patient Safety™

For over 50 years, PDC has been the pioneer in patient safety through positive identification systems and other healthcare products. The company delivers quality wristband solutions that help protect millions of patients against medical errors, while preventing millions more in associated costs. PDC developed the first single-piece patient wristband, the first bar code wristband system, and the first Smart Band® RFID wristband system. For more information on PDC's Healthcare products, visit www.pdcorp.com/healthcare.

PDC also produces wristband systems for the leisure and entertainment and law enforcement markets, including non-transferable VIP Band® wristbands in multiple colors and materials, and advanced Smart Band® RFID wristbands for cashless point of sale, keyless door entry, and access control and security. The company is committed to 100% quality in service, design, and manufacturing and has ISO-9001: 2000 and ISO-13485: 2003 certification. For more information, visit www.pdcorp.com.

Precision Dynamics Corporation, Securline® Blood Band Plus, Sentry Bar Code LabelBand®, Sentry® SuperBand® Alert Bands, Smart Band® and VIP Band® are registered trademarks of Precision Dynamics Corporation. All other product names, company names, marks, logos and symbols mentioned herein are trademarks of their respective owners.

Contact Information

  • MEDIA CONTACT:
    Adrienne S. Lamm
    Precision Dynamics Corporation
    818.897.1111 x 1330
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