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Patient Wristband Colors to Change Next Month

Switch occurs March 1

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center will change the colors of patient alert wristbands starting March 1, 2009.

The new color designations are as follows:

  • Red = Allergies
  • Blue = Isolation
  • Yellow = Fall Risk
  • Purple = DNR
  • Green = Difficult Intubation
  • Orange = Visitor (After Hours)
  • White = Patient Identification

Additional information will be provided for Cedars-Sinai staff through HealthStream online. Badge placards illustrating the new wristband colors are being distributed to all clinical healthcare providers, and are also available at the front desk in the Medical Affairs Office (Room 2211).