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Accurate, Efficient Barcode Labeling Supports Better Patient Care

Barcode labels streamline testing and improve safety for patients and caregivers

Barcode labeling is useful for clinical laboratories in hospitals and other clinical settings including ambulatory care sites, physician groups, and private labs. In addition to being used to identify blood bags and a variety of specimens for testing, they can be used for patient ID wristbands, chart and record ID, pharmacy labels, and more. 

Today’s next-generation patient identification and authentication solutions use on-demand wristband and label printers to ensure optimal accuracy and patient safety at all points of care. These wireless mobile systems enable caregivers to administer care whenever and wherever it is needed throughout the facility. 

Download this Q&A with Greg O'Connell, vice president of sales, Brother Mobile Solutions, to learn about the benefits of barcode labeling solutions for the clinical lab and health care landscape.

Desktop solutions

Robust desktop thermal printers make it easy to print labels, tags, receipts, and wristbands. When working in a laboratory or clinical setting, space is often limited. A compact, versatile, and flexible solution makes it easy to incorporate a wide range of accessories and print multiple types of barcode labels. 

Download this datasheet to learn more about the Brother TD-200 Series Powered Desktop Thermal Printer.

Mobile Printing

 
Deliver clear and accurate test tube labels on-demand with the portable Brother RuggedJet 2-inch mobile printers.

Compact and portable solutions are ideal for use throughout clinical facilities. In addition to being easy to transport, a mobile printer must be:

  • Fast to streamline testing
  • Rugged to withstand drops and bumping during transport
  • Compatible with a wide range of devices and operating systems
  • Reliable 

Download this datasheet to learn more about the Brother RuggedJet® 2 Series mobile printer.