Category: Informatics

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...