Honeywell Patient Safety

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced the presence of its Scanning & Mobility business at the HIMSS09 Annual Conference & Exhibition. Honeywell is committed to providing innovative solutions that help healthcare organizations improve patient safety and reduce costs. Honeywell’s full line of bar-code scanning, mobility and data management solutions for healthcare will be on display at the booth.

“We’re excited about the healthcare solutions that Honeywell has to offer,” said Dave Stewart, North American Healthcare Sales Leader for Honeywell Scanning & Mobility. “The demands put on healthcare providers are rapidly increasing. Our purpose-built solutions meet those demands, allowing healthcare organizations to raise the bar for the quality of patient care delivered.”

The booth will exhibit bar code scanners and mobile computers with disinfectant-ready housing built to withstand frequent exposure to harsh cleaning solutions used commonly in healthcare environments. These units include:

o 4600g – a hand-held area-imager scanner that can perform aggressive scanning of 1D and 2D bar codes found on prescriptions and insurance cards
o 4820 – a cordless area-imager scanner purpose built for cart-on-wheels applications.
o Dolphin® 9900hc – a new model that puts the field-tested Dolphin 9900 mobile computer in a healthcare-friendly casing;

Additional healthcare solutions on display at the booth are:

o MS7580 Genesis(TM) – a presentation area-imaging scanner that is ideal for use in pharmacies;
o Dolphin 7600 – a compact mobile computer for healthcare professionals on the move;
o MS4980 Vuquest(TM) – a lightweight and versatile area-imager scanner that is small enough to be mounted almost anywhere or easily held in the palm of your hand;
o Remote MasterMind® – a browser-based enterprise-wide management solution for IT administrators seeking to manage all scanners within their network from a single remote location.

The booth will also feature home telehealth solutions from Honeywell’s HomMedSM business:

o HomMed Genesis DM – a remote patient care monitor;
o HomMed LifeStreamSM – a remote patient care system.

Solutions that incorporate products from Honeywell and leading healthcare companies-Advanced Data Capture (ADC); SOTI; Cerner; Digi-Trax; JADAK; Lawson,emkat; and Surgicount Medical-will be demonstrated in the booth.

Presentations on various healthcare-related topics will be led by Honeywell, ADC and Digi-Trax. Specific presentations from the Honeywell Scanning & Mobility team include: Honeywell Healthcare Portfolio; Value of 2D Bar Codes in Healthcare; and Remote Device Management. Digi-Trax will be presenting Technology Options for Color Healthcare Labeling and Wristband Printing and ADC will be presenting Good Bar Codes. Bad Bar Codes. Factors to Consider When Implementing Bar Codes into Your Hospital.

The Honeywell HomMed group will be presenting information about their LifeStream Remote Patient Care home telehealth system. For complete schedule and information on additional presentations, please visit the booth.

“Our goal at the booth is to showcase solutions for real-world issues that matter to healthcare providers,” said Stewart. “Honeywell delivers end-to-end data management solutions from the point-of-care to the stock room that increase patient safety and maximize return on investment.”

For more information on Honeywell Scanning & Mobility, Call 770-979-8696 x701

Honeywell International is a $37 billion diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell’s shares are traded on the New York, London and Chicago Stock Exchanges. For additional information, please visit www.baxtek.com

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