In the healthcare sector, where avoiding errors and optimisation of working procedures are of prime importance, pre-barcoded sample tubes are an effective way of increasing efficiency. In particular, if the barcodes are unique and unmistakable in accordance with ISO standards UIM (HIBC). Barcodes have been well established throughout all areas of commerce for many years now. The level of standardisation that has been achieved by applying them is correspondingly high.
Using a barcode system contributes to risk minimisation.Besides patient protection, there is added potential for increased efficiency and cost reduction