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Medication Administration Solutions


Overview

Features and Benefits

Here's how it works:
The nurse scans the patient wristband, the medication and their own ID card to ensure that the right patient receives the right medication and right dose, by the right route, at the right time. Since the patient's record is updated in real time, the next shift can always see medication that was administered by the prior shift. The danger of a patient receiving a duplicate dose of medication at shift change due to a lag time in manual data entry is eliminated.

Here's how it USED TO work:
The nurse must check the kardex system at the central nursing station for orders, transcribe that information via paper and pen, compare the handwritten information to the patient chart, check the patient wristband to verify identity and then transcribe the updated information back into the kardex system at the nurses' station.

Benefits of mobility:

  • Reduce the possibility of human error by being able to access the most current data about patients and their medications.
  • Avoid second-guessing and bedside redundancies with bar code technology.
  • Allow medical professionals to spend more time on high-value patient care by capturing vitals and charting treatment information instantaneously with mobile computers.
  • Save money and time by avoiding costly medical mistakes.
  • Gain consistency in patient care.