Reply To: Patient Identification: ID Bands

  • Ann Chang

    October 3, 2014 at 11:04 am

    Interesting.  We’ve been thinking barcoding would solve all our problems.

    Ann Chang
    Advanced Nursing Practice Educator
    Hospital for Sick Children
    Toronto, ON

    Original Message:
    Sent: 10-03-2014 10:40 AM
    From: Cara Johnson
    Subject: Patient Identification: ID Bands

    This message has been cross posted to the following Discussions: Nurse Educators and APHON Open Forum .
    Our institution does barcode scanning and we continue to have issues with patients keeping ID bands on. Has anyone done any improvement work surrounding this and it has worked?? Any and all feedback is appreciated!

    Cara Johnson RNIII, BSN, CPON®

    Clinical Manager

    Hematology/Oncology Inpatient

    Cincinnati Childrens Hospital

    Work: (513)803-0306

    Cell: (513) 490-9253