Frequently Asked Questions


General Questions

Medimag Attributes

Our standard Medimags are 1.75” wide by 8” and 035” thick  long with a radius corner edge made with silkscreened copy and produced in bold lettering for easy reading.  They are also reusable and hand washable.


We understand the importance of patience care and how upholding consistent communication. With that we offer a line of customizable magnetic terms and colors. Our graphic art department can help you produce custom Medimags if you do not see the signs that you need for your facility. We can use the standard format and change the wording or work with your custom color requirements or create an entirely custom magnet sign piece in almost any shape or color. Contact us for details and pricing. Minimum order is 12 pieces. Allow additional production time for these signs.

Language Options

To show our commitment to improved communication at your facility, we have added a line of Medimags translated into a variety of languages to aid in communication amongst your non English speaking population and their families. Send us the exact verbage you need and its translation and we can print a standard Medimag in 5-10 business days.

Magnetic Solutions

Depending on the year and make of your building metal door frames may not be prevalent in your facility. Keeping that in mind, we have the capabilities to manufacture signs.

Storage Solutions

For larger facilities and health systems that have extensive medimag needs, we can create a custom storage unit for your Medimag signs. We are a sign manufacturer and look forward to assisting you with your custom storage requirements.

Orders and Shipping

Standard USPS shipping of 5- 10 business days, if you prefer Fedex/UPS please send account info and billing zip code. Free shipping for orders over 24 items. Minimum order is 12 pieces. Allow additional production time for custom signs.


Common Sources in Mistakes
  • Shift Changes; Transfer of information to other nurses and departments is the most vulnerable time
  • Hospital Transfers; Medical records tend do not follow the patient unless requested by the customer
  • Lack of a universal standards; Specific definition of terminology
  • Number of hours worked correlations; Correlation errors of individuals, blaming them for forgetfulness, carelessness or moral weakness.
  • Ignorance of sources of error; Too many medical factors to pinpoint a source
  • Poorly defined responsibilities; Error amongst hospital staff
  • Uncertainty about procedures; Probability of mistakes and source of surgical error
  • Specialization of doctors
Common Types of Mistakes
  • Over-medication
  • Duplication of medication
  • Duplication of services which increases health care cost
  • Surgeries on wrong areas of the body
  • Drug interactions
  • Technical errors
  • Errors related to testing
  • Errors in surgical planning
  • Equipment-related errors
  • Post-operative errors
  • Allergy Alert
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