Datalogic Unveils Healthcare Specific Barcode Readers at HIMSS 2017
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27-02-2017 00:00:00
Datalogic Unveils Healthcare Specific Barcode Readers at HIMSS 2017

Datalogic, a global leader in Automatic Data Capture and Industrial Automation markets, has recently unveiled a complete line of healthcare data capture solutions at the recently concluded HIMSS 2017 Healthcare IT Conference at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando.  


Designed specifically to help increase patient safety, Datalogic’s healthcare data capture solutions can help prevent the spread of infection, and increase operational efficiency, a press release said. 


Datalogic healthcare models feature Disinfectant-Ready enclosures designed to withstand daily cleaning with harsh disinfectant chemical solutions to effectively fight germs and bacteria.


The addition of silver ions embedded within the enclosure plastics offers an ISO022196/JISZ 2801 compliant anti-microbial feature and provides an additional line of defense against the spread of infection. These products are ideal for use in hospitals and other healthcare facilities for applications such as disposables inventory tracking, sterile location inventory tracking, expiration data verification and bedside point-of-care.


The Datalogic Gryphon healthcare series and the RIDA DBT6400 healthcare pocket-sized scanner were on display for demonstration.  
While Gryphon series offers 1D/2D reading capabilities, multiple interface options, corded and cordless versions, the RIDA DBT6400 cordless, Bluetooth area imager, is an ideal workmate in a variety of healthcare settings.  


The RIDA imager pairs easily with Android, Apple iOS and Windows Mobile devices as well as standard laptops equipped with Bluetooth wireless technology. The compact size and light weight form factor of this mobile imager offers freedom of movement while scanning, with the added benefit of helping to prevent cross-contamination in the hospital.


The healthcare specific mobile computer models, including DL-Axist PDA with Android, the MemorX3  Microsoft Windows based mobile computer and the Joya General Purpose mobile device with a Microsoft Windows CE 6.0 operating system were also on display to attract the visitors. 


“Datalogic has extensive experience in data collection technology to address the unique challenges found in various Healthcare applications. We were the first manufacturer to offer anti-microbial compliant Disinfectant-Ready enclosures to assist in the prevention of infections and cross-contamination, ” states Francesco Montanari, CMO at Datalogic.


Barcode technology at the point-of-care helps to assure the proper prescription is administered to the proper patient, supporting the concept of patient rights. Barcode usage also advances inventory control, asset tracking, lab specimen tracking, data tracking and pharmacy drug verifications.

-K Ramanathan

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