Technology | June 11, 2007

One Application Seamlessly Monitors Complete Suite Of Systems

For the first time, nurses and other clinicians are able to use one application to monitor orders for their patients, determine the location of medications, preprogram pumps for IV infusions, verify the accuracy of medications administered and document to the hospital's existing IT systems.
This is made possible by new technologies from Cardinal Health and a new seamless information flow among its Care Fusion bedside verification application, Pyxis MedStation units and Alaris System IV pumps. The company is the first to offer a complete suite of automated dispensing cabinets, smart infusion pumps and bedside bar code verification systems and have them communicate seamlessly with one another.
The new technology also allows clinical data to flow from the hospital pharmacy information system through a single interface. The system also supports reporting to other information technology systems in the hospital.

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