Zebra Technologies Offers Clarity at the Point of Care Patient Safety Assessment Tool

Healthcare providers can gauge effectiveness of their current patient information processes

Mar 06, 2013, 11:00 ET from Zebra Technologies Corporation

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zebra Technologies Corporation today unveiled a unique online assessment that healthcare providers can use to determine if the EHR technology they have in place is driving patient safety by enabling efficient, accurate processing of patient information.

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Healthcare providers can access the one-minute assessment Clarity at the Point of Care at http://clarity.zebra.com/. After answering just a few short questions healthcare providers will receive a report that provides feedback on their current EHR technology and processes and also offers strategies for improvement.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) reported that the percentage of doctors adopting electronic health records has increased from 48 percent in 2009 to 72 percent in 2012. Zebra Technologies developed the assessment to help healthcare providers assess their patient information processes from admissions to the patient bedside, pharmacy, lab and beyond to ensure they are meeting or exceeding the patient safety and quality of care requirements of EHR.

"We are committed to helping healthcare organizations reduce errors and increase patient safety and productivity," said Andy Tippet, Healthcare Practice Leader at Zebra Technologies. "With our assessment, healthcare providers can get a quick snapshot of where they are succeeding and where they may need some help in choosing technology that will enhance their patient information processes."

To take the Clarity at the Point of Care assessment, healthcare providers can visit http://clarity.zebra.com/.

About Zebra Technologies
A global leader respected for innovation and reliability, Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA) offers technologies that give a virtual voice to patients, assets and clinicians, enabling hospitals to see more and do more. The company's extensive portfolio of marking and printing technologies, including RFID and real-time location solutions, illuminates patient-relevant information to help healthcare providers take smarter actions. For more information about Zebra's healthcare solutions, visit http://www.zebra.com/healthcare.

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