However, currently available smart pumps will fail to generate meaningful improvements in patient safety until they can be interfaced with other systems such as the electronic medical record, computerized prescriber order entry
, bar coded medication administration systems and pharmacy information systems.
Evidence-based Methodologies and Algorithms for Decision Support Used in E-Prescribing and Pharmacy Computer Systems acknowledges USP's 5-year collaborative initiative with the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy to improve online drug utilization review systems as well as USP's work to outline the essential and minimum safety features needed for e-prescribing software, Computerized Prescriber Order Entry
, computerized pharmacy systems, and other technologies.
To assist the hospitals in obtaining the Action Goals, the RMSPH provided a wide array of educational tools, including a "how-to" manual, a computerized prescriber order entry
(CPOE) guide, ten safe practices campaign posters, and four medication safety videos.
CHICAGO -- Wolters Kluwer Health (WKH), the leading drug information provider, today announced the launch of the Medication Order Management Database(TM) (MOMD) to support computerized prescriber order entry
Hospitals are now considering implementing computerized prescriber order entry
(CPOE) systems to help reduce prescription errors.