Asset Tracking for Hospitals

Often times, when we hear from our healthcare customers, they are having issues keeping track of equipment and supplies that are necessary for them to give proper care to their patients. Things like intravenous pumps, wheel chairs and supply kits go missing, forcing employees to use their valuable time to track down what they need. When things go missing, it can also force the hospital to unnecessarily purchase new items which causes flawed record keeping.

At idtracon we have four different products that are perfect for various healthcare environments ranging from mild to harsh. Our Photo Anodised Metal Bar Code Nameplates are perfect for those customers that need something that will stand up to harsh environments. The nameplate copy is photographically reproduced and sealed within the anodic layer, ensuring the copy will be readable for the life of the asset. Available in over 500 different sizes and several thicknesses, you’re sure to find something to fit your needs.

Much like our Metal Bar Code Nameplates, our Photo Anodised Foil Bar Code Labels are produced using the same anodising process which seals the image under a layer of ceramic frit material. The difference between the nameplates and labels is the material thickness. Our Foil Bar Code Labels have a thinner profile, which ensures the same resistance to abrasion and chemicals, but allows more flexibility to conform to various types of surfaces.

Our Craftmark Labels are one of our top of the line roll label products. These labels are printed using our thickest polyester and a .0035″ thick adhesive, which helps them out perform any standard polyester label. All logos and colors are subsurface printed using a four color printing process, allowing the copy to be protected against extreme solvents, caustics, acids and moderate abrasion. By subsurface printing, the need for a laminate is eliminated, as well as the possibility of delamination.

The last product we’ve chosen is our Premium StyleMark Label. These labels are, as noted by their name, the most stylish label in our line of roll label products. But their looks aren’t the only thing they’ve got going for them; their performance is just as great! Our StyleMark labels are made from a textured polycarbonate material with a non-reflective finish. These labels, like most of our roll label products, are subsurface printed which, when combined with polycarbonate material, makes them extremely resistant to abrasion. These labels can also withstand intermittent temperatures up to 150 degrees C.

Although these four products are the ones we feel are best suited for healthcare applications, keep in mind, they aren’t the only products we have available. Anything from our Destructible and Tamper Evident labels to our line of RFID products could work for your specific application. If you’re a company in the healthcare business and you’re noticing issues with asset tracking in your facility, it is important to implement a proper record keeping system in order to save time and money.

No matter what your needs are, idtracon is sure to have a solution for you!

For more information on any of our products, contact a idtracon Pty Ltd customer service representative on 0490-039-278 for assistance.


Need a custom quote? Let us know and we’ll be happy to put together a custom quote for your tag and label needs.