Technology | June 08, 2008

New Contrast Media Management Tool Features Touchscreen Operation

Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals collaborated with Mobile Aspects to create VistaTrak, a touchscreen contrast media management system that gives users a new management tool designed to help enhance patient care and safety, optimize inventory management and improve billing accuracy.
VistaTrak provides solutions for the use of contrast media and works by combining RFID technology of “tagged” bottles of contrast agent with a “smart” cabinet and an interface specifically created to capture, store and manage product utilization data while helping to reduce the risk of human error.
Available in two different sizes, the system facilitates patient safety by automatically screening data from a patient’s electronic medical record (EMR) for contraindications and prior adverse events. It also captures information stored on the tag, such as NDC number, expiration date and lot number, automatically supporting compliance with accrediting organization requirements, according to the company.

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