Dressler, C R

[QR-Code based patient tracking: a cost-effective option to improve patient safety].

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Feb 22, 2013

BACKGROUND: Hospitals are implementing a risk management system to avoid patient or surgery mix-ups. The trend is to use preoperative checklists. This work deals specifically with a type of patient identification, which is realized by storing patient data on a patient-fixed medium.