WRONG PATIENT IDENTIFICATION
LEAD TO ADVERSE EFFECTS THAT HARM THE PATIENT’S HEALTH
The lack of the right technological solutions, accurate procedures and staff trained in the good identification practices, may put your organization at risk:
Increased fraud by patient identity theft
Surgical operations to wrong patients or in the wrong places
Errors in drug administration and blood transfusions
The World Health Organization (WHO) has defined that accurate patient identification is one of the 9 priorities to improve patient safety, preventing or mitigating patient harm stemming from the processes of healthcare.
WITH UMANICK Identity for health
YOU CAN MINIMIZE RISKS AND MAXIMIZE PATIENT SAFETY
Confirm your patient’s identity before any treatment or risk procedure.
UMANICK Identity for Health is the best solution to authenticate and verify the identity of the patient through their unique features such as fingerprint, iris, face and / or voice. Stop identifying your patients by their name, ID number o by something they carry such as an healthcare card, and begin to identify them by what they are, through their bodies, unequivocal proof of their identities.
UMANICK Identity for Health helps to improve the care quality.
Increases patient safety:
Reduces errors in risk procedures such as drug delivery, surgical procedures, diagnostic tests, among others. It improves quality of life and patient care.
Avoids fraud by patient identity theft:
Thanks to the accuracy of the patient identification, no one will be able to steal an identity and pass the bills to someone else.
Reduces healthcare spending:
It increases the effectiveness and efficiency of healthcare procedures. It streamlines processes and reduces costs of inadequate treatment, duplication of medical records, or adverse effects.
Discover the benefits offered by UMANICK Identity for Health to both public and private healthcare institutions.
UMANICK Identity for Health
CAN MEET THE NEEDS OF THE ENTIRE HEALTHCARE SYSTEM
OF AN ORGANIZATION, REGION OR COUNTRY
From specialized care to emergency services, all pieces of a healthcare system can take advantage of this solution and get the benefits.
Increasing elderly population that comes often to these services and in many cases the presence of degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer prevents a person from safely declaring who is he/she is.
Cancer treatment, outpatient surgery unit, dialysis. Critical procedures that requires avoiding any chance of misidentification of the patient in the process.
Specialized care and emergency
Problems with duplicated medical records by identification errors in the hospital admission. Multiple processes on patients requiring security. Particularly sensitive in emergencies, with patients who do not carry documentation, are unconscious or unable to answer.
Care in emergencies and disasters
Collapse of services in disaster situations, where the number of people that need attention is usually high and an immediate identification should be done.
DEPLOYING UMANICK Identity for Health IN YOUR WHOLE ORGANIZATION
There are many processes in a hospital where the patients’ identification is essential for their safety. Therefore the solution should be deployed horizontally to all services and departments.
Patient Registration and Admission
WHERE THE PATIENT SAFETY
WHERE A GOOD PART OF ADVERSE EFFECTS ARE LIKELY TO BE SHOWN
TIME IS A GOLD
AND ACCURACY IS A NEED
BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH
IDENTIFICATION CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Diagnostic Digital Imaging
TO RISK REPEATING THE TESTS
Cancer Day Hospital
YOU ARE UNIQUE, YOUR MEDICAL TREATMENT IS ALSO UNIQUE
You can eliminate patient harm stemming from wrong patient identifications. Take the first step:
UMANICK Identity for Health BENEFITS FOR EVERYONE
INVOLVED IN 360º
Patients, clinicians, and the organization itself.
UMANICK Identity for Health FULLY INTEGRATES WITH HEALTHCARE INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Once deployed, UMANICK Identity can be integrated with all the exiting hospital information systems:
EMPI – Enterprise Master Patient Index
HIS – Hospital Information System
RIS/PACS – Diagnostic Imaging System
EMR / EPR – Electronic Medical / Patient Record
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