PDC Healthcare, a developer of identification and patient safety solutions, announced that it has added a line of Ident-Alert Tray and Scope Tags to its product offering for hospital central sterile processing. Ident-Alert Tray and Scope Tags help central sterile processing personnel properly identify, classify and track trays, scopes and surgical instruments throughout the sterilization process to help improve workflow efficiency.
The line of Ident-Alert Tray and Scope Tags was developed as a direct result of customer demand for customized identification tags for sterilization processing. In response, PDC Healthcare has added a full line of stock imprint tags which will help reduce customer costs and product lead time. Customers who convert to using Ident-Alert Tray and Scope Tags can expect cost savings of up to 25% compared to other tags in the market, plus the tags are on most national group purchasing organization contracts. A wide variety of customization options are also available to allow facilities to customize tags to fit their unique applications and needs.
The Ident-Alert line of tray and scope tags is lab-tested to withstand most autoclave and disinfectant processing, and consists of several formats most commonly used to improve communication and workflow efficiency in the hospital central sterile department. Ident-Alert multipurpose tags are blank and can be used for a wide variety of identification applications by applying autoclavable labels or tape, sterilization indicators or handwritten information to the tag. Ident-Alert scope tags are pre-printed with helpful fields that indicate scope cleaning process details such as date, serial number, initials and more to streamline and document the entire scope sterilization process.
There is also a scope repair tag that makes it quick and easy for technicians to indicate repair needs for equipment. Ident-Alert tray tags are pre-printed with special alerts to communicate tray type, such as “Priority,” “Loaner” and “Vendor,” as well as “Broken” and “Missing” to alert personnel about special actions that must be taken to process the tray and return it to inventory.
Ident-Alert Tray and Scope Tags are packaged in cases of 1000 tags and are manufactured by PDC Healthcare. The new line of Ident-Alert Tray and Scope Tags is a complementary addition to PDC Healthcare’s product offering for hospital central sterile which encompasses autoclave labels and tape, handheld labeling systems, instrument marking tape, communication labels, disinfectant cleaners and wipes and personal protective supplies.