Food recalls have become an all-too-common occurrence, increasing 400 percent between 2007 and 2009. The dramatic rise in food contamination created a global need for food traceability that can be managed with a solution that consists of barcoding software and printers for food labels.
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Barcoding is the smart, easy way to track your valuable assets—like equipment, supplies, documents—and reduce errors by avoiding the human error and the lost time that results from these mistakes. A track and trace system also saves the lost time from staff members hunting for missing products that were put away in the wrong place, entered into the system incorrectly and dealing with wrong shipments—from handling the customer complaint to tracking the package, repacking and shipping the order, and picking up the extra cost.
Barcode Label Printers for Ski Resorts
Linux, the open source Unix-like free computer operating system, runs on a wide variety of computer platforms, including desktops, mid-range, mainframe and super computers. There are many distinct versions or distributions of Linux, but all include the Linux kernel that is the core of the operating system.
Linux printing is supported by the Linux Foundation work group, OpenPrinting, which provides resources for printing with Linux systems. The workgroup maintains Linux printer drivers for a very large number of office printers.
With a patient base in excess of 60,000, the Golden West Medical Center bariatric (weight loss) center has treated about one in every 15 residents of Tucson, Arizona. This busy facility opened its doors in 1984 and has grown to become the largest weight loss center in Arizona. They have done this by delivering friendly and courteous service from a skilled team of healthcare professionals with over 83 years of combined experience. The center provides outpatient care for weight management, smoking cessation and other health needs, and prides itself on the use of safe, effective medications combined with expert guidance in proper dietary habits.
Challenges: To replace antiquated dot-matrix printers with networked high-resolution thermal transfer printers to generate prescription and appointment labels.
Solutions: Printing barcoded labels from several networked IntelliBar M48 Net100 printers for diverse patient needs including medication bottles, patient ID and referral cards, and equipment management.
Results: Increased levels of patient satisfaction with “high tech” barcoding scans, more referrals, and improved accuracy in dispensing medication, accounting, and patient records.