Barcode Reading

Rotoform supply a comprehensive range of Healthcare Specific barcode scanners.

Our product range enables us to deliver quality Healthcare solutions, providing barcode reading for Healthcare applications including –

  • Positive Patient Identification
  • Samples Tracking
  • Medication Tracking
  • Expressed Breast Milk (EBM) Tracking
  • Blood Tracking

We provide a range of Corded and Wireless readers. (further information below). If you’re considering a Healthcare Project, which includes Barcode reading, please contact us.

Corded Readers

Corded Healthcare Barcode Readers

  • Handheld or Handsfree auto scan, ideal for use on a Cart
  • Proven internals with industry leading capabilities
  • Different cable length options
  • Suitable for – PPID, Medication, Samples, EBM, Bloods, plus EHR & PAS data input.


Wireless Readers

Wireless Healthcare Barcode Readers

  • Portable and lightweight – dock or stand option, with auto scan
  • Durable with drop capability and enhanced ingress protection
  • Swappable Batteries plus Paging & Reminder functions
  • Suitable for – PPID, Medication, Samples, EBM, Bloods, plus EHR & PAS data input.


Patient Safety & Rotoform

Rotoform has a track record in innovation and over the past decade, we have focused this increasingly on Improving Patient Safety.

From our early work in standardised Hospital Printed Forms, to Printed Patient Wristbands and now full Positive Patient Identification. Below is an outline of our time line in healthcare through to our current focus –

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Positive Patient Identification

PPID is a natural evolution of our work with Laserband in Patient Wristbanding. Rotoform’s Postive Patient Identification (PPID) solutions enhance Irish, UK and EU bedside clinical processes and are designed to securely support confirmed patient identification matching for –

  • Core hospital systems (e.g. PAS, EHR, Pharmacy, RIS/PACS)
  • Bedside clinical process supports and analytics (e.g. Bloodtrack, Audits, Medication, Scheduling and Notifications)
  • Compliance and auditing in line with the hospital group’s, national and EU working practice requirements (e.g. EWTD)

The solutions are deployed in a modular, upgradable and future-proofed way and are compatible with a range of security and location / tracking options, which can also be provided.

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Solutions Overview

Printed Patient Wristband

laserbandPatient Safety starts with the Printed Patient Wristband. Since 2007, with our introduction of LaserBand, we have been committed to Printed Patient Wristbands and the benefits they bring to both patient safety and identification.

The Printed Patient Wristband is the key first enabler to increasing patient safety with a full Positive Patient Identification Solution.

We work exclusively with Zebra Technologies and provide a range of wristband solutions – both Laser and Thermal printed. More information on our range of wristband options can be found on our Wristband page.

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Improving Patient Safety

Since 2007 with the launch of LaserBand on to the market, Rotoform have been at the forefront of Patient Safety and Identification in Ireland and UK.

We have a dedicated healthcare division and are focused on a growing range of innovative solutions to improve Patient Safety through Positive Patient identification.

To learn more about our Patient Safety Solutions click here.

Our Approach


We take a consultative and collaborative approach, acknowledging the challenges of the eHealth paradigm and understanding the specific requirements of our customers. We then design, build and integrate the most appropriate solution.


Once a solution has been tailored for our customer, we normally undertake a proof of concept and then move forward to deployment. Deployment is undertaken in two stages – Continue reading