Bar code scanning at patient bedside is crucial in preventing medication and specimen mixups — two of the potentially deadliest errors in a hospital. But scanning bar codes in a hospital can be a challenge. There are many types of bar codes including traditional paper-based, those displayed on an electronic screen, codes printed on curved surfaces, high density codes printed On very small items and bar codes in all types of conditions — from smudged to scratched and poorly printed. Now, you can give your healthcare workers the ability to scan them all with the ds4308- hc. This feature-rich next generation 2d imager resets the bar for scanning performance, scanning range, versatility and ease-of-use. The result? The priceless peace of mind that the right patient received the right medication and the right test results, every time. The ds4308-hc — the ideal companion for laptops on workstation-on-wheels (wows) and other types of carts in your hospital.