OKI Data Americas, With Howard Medical, To Demonstrate Custom Healthcare Printing Solutions at 2014 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition

Mount Laurel, NJ, (February 19, 2014) – OKI Data Americas announces its participation in the 2014 Annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference & Exhibition taking place February 23-27 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. Sharing booth #918 with Howard™ Medical, a leading provider of custom mobility solutions and specialized hardware technologies for healthcare professionals, OKI Data will be demonstrating the LD640 from its award-winning line of thermal transfer/direct thermal label printers. Together, OKI Data and Howard Medical provide cost-effective and innovative solutions for hospitals, pharmacies and laboratories with mobile print technologies through mobile carts or workstations on wheels equipped with external devices like bar code scanners and OKI Data’s label printers.

In addition to its customized mobile print solutions, OKI Data will be exhibiting its on-demand barcode label printers using DataRay™ technology to provide a specialized patient identification solution for the healthcare industry. The solution is designed to quickly interface with any hospital information system for the purpose of generating barcoded patient identification wristbands and labels. Without the complexity or unreliability of a central server, the Thermal Printer Stations effectively meet the Stage II MU Barcoding requirements of electronic health records. Whether mobile or positioned at the workstation, OKI Data’s label printers allow healthcare professionals to quickly, easily and automatically print patient wristbands as well as important patient labels for bedside ward collect and morning draw, charts, document identification and folders, helping healthcare facilities increase productivity and enhance workplace efficiency.

"OKI Data strives to enhance operational efficiencies in the healthcare industry through our innovative products, customized solutions and strategic alliances, working to enhance daily healthcare processes and patient safety, and improving the business of patient care,” said Mark Hernandez, Director of Specialty Products at OKI Data Americas. “OKI Data is pleased to work with Howard Medical and DataRay to demonstrate the cost-effective and comprehensive mobile print solutions for healthcare professionals at this year’s HIMSS conference."

Howard Medical offers a wide variety of healthcare equipment with customizable features to meet an organization’s specific needs, whether in the market for a point-of-care cart, monitoring solutions or computing and charting solutions. In addition to healthcare needs, Howard Medical offers top-of-the-line desktops, notebooks and tablet computers through their computer division, Howard Technology Solutions.

The 2014 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition attracts more than 37,000 healthcare IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world. Exceptional education, world-class speakers, cutting-edge health IT products and powerful networking are hallmarks of this industry-leading conference. More than 300 education programs feature keynotes, thought leader sessions, roundtable discussions and e-sessions, plus pre-conference workshops and symposia.

All OKI products are built on parent company OKI Data Corporation’s history of leadership and innovation. Most of OKI’s color printing solutions feature Single Pass Color™ as well as proprietary digital LED and HD Color technologies. These technologies allow OKI Data Americas to manufacture products that require fewer moving parts for increased reliability and outstanding color output quality.

OKI Data provides live1, toll-free technical support 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, with agents based in North America. In addition, OKI Data live chat feature is available to customers within the US and Canada seeking online support on weekdays during normal business hours within the Eastern time zone.