Monthly Archive: July 2018

Alaris pump workshop summary

Alaris pump workshop summary

Source: I attended Alaris Pump workshop sponsored by BD. Some summary I thought relevant that other institutions implemented for smart pump compliance including the following: –          Weekly compliance round or Safety Round Friday: Leadership to...

Smart Pump Integration

Smart Pump Integration

History: 2010 study: Infusion pump programming integrate with EMR bi-directionally 2013 study: IV med errors with smart infusion pumps 1970 and 1980: First programmable IV pumps Hospital using smart pumps: increasing usage as number...

CPOE and E-prescribing: Success Keys

CPOE and E-prescribing: Success Keys

Benefits of CPOE Safety: illegible hand-writing, dosing alerts, duplicate meds, Efficiency: remote ordering Regulatory requirements to meet Meaningful Use for Reimbursements Quality: interface with Alaris pump, etc. Research: collect clinical data, extract, and inference...

Money: 10 Mistakes to avoid

Money: 10 Mistakes to avoid

Being ashamed to invest small account What to do: Start saving NOW and spend responsibly No adequate emergency savings could wind people up in more debt Have at least 3-6 months worth of living expenses...

Summary of “Wisdom from the Pharmacy Leadership Trenches: Accelerate in the continuous change of healthcare

Summary of “Wisdom from the Pharmacy Leadership Trenches: Accelerate in the continuous change of healthcare

Author: Toby Clark & Sara White This book compiled many pearls of wisdom for successful leadership. Though this book focus is on the growth of pharmacy leaders, or aspiring leaders, I believe the teaching...

From Buddhism: the Noble Eight-fold Path and 4 Noble Truth

From Buddhism: the Noble Eight-fold Path and 4 Noble Truth

The Four Noble Truths: Suffering Path to Suffering Wellbeing Path to Wellbeing – utilizing the Noble Eight-fold Path lead to the true path to wellbeing The Noble Eight-fold Path: Right Perception/Views – free from...