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With an increased focus on medication error reduction, reduced costs and improved outcomes, smart pumps are no longer just about delivering fluids. A critical capability is the seamless integration with other systems. The purpose of this poster is to highlight whatâ€™s involved in making the journey to smart pump-BCMA-EMR interoperability.
Developed an EHR tool that supports system-wide standard approach to manage real-time nursing efficiency, patient throughput, key clinical quality metrics including NDNQI monitoring, patient safety and infection prevention. Overall EHR driven dashboard and reporting tool for nurse managers to manage key critical daily work hospital processes. Developed a User-guide for new manager on-boarding and...
A single interruption increases risk for error by 12.5%. Over one shift, 88% of phone calls logged by pharmacy were non-emergent. Utilizing existing tools, scripting, and workflow redirection we were able to reduce non-emergent calls to 41%. As a bonus, nursing satisfaction with pharmacy responsiveness to medication requests increased significantly.
Among hospitals that have implemented bidirectional pump integration, none has published research examining the impact on nurses. This poster describes patient safety and nursing satisfaction outcomes following integration of smart infusion pumps with the electronic health record across inpatient and emergency departments in a 5-hospital academic healthcare system.
The electronic medical record (EMR) can be a powerful tool to drive practice to improve patient outcomes. However it takes innovative thinking to integrate the scientific evidence into the EMR workflows. A Nurse Informaticst working collaboratively with the clinical subject matter experts, information system analysts and performance improvement professionals can have a powerful impact on analysis...
UCLA implemented a telehealth triage system utilizing nurses to help direct patients to appropriate care. Nurse Informaticsts facilitated the process of evaluating workflows, nursing protocol reviews, and implementation. This poster focuses on the role of the Nurse Informaticist during the telehealth triage design and implementation.