In the dynamic world of clinical healthcare, where hundreds of millions of patients are admitted and treated every year by revolving teams of clinical professionals, positive patient identification (PPID) is critical to enhancing security, keeping patients safe, and providing the right care. So, it’s easy to understand why the U.S. Joint Commission lists “improving patient identification accuracy” among its top National Patient Safety Goals.

For a top-performing, community-owned regional healthcare organization in Texas, the need for clear, accurate PPID wristbands for infant patients was a high priority goal. Yet finding a reliable wristband printer that would also integrate seamlessly with their existing MEDITECH electronic health record (EHR) software was not as straightforward… until they discovered a virtually “out-of-box” thermal print solution from Brother.

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