Tag Archives: Smart Pumps

Cool pharmacy technology – SMART-IV

Not exactly pharmacy technology. However, SMART-IV involves integration of iv infusions with bar code scanning at the patient bedside. That’s kind of pharmacy related, in a sort of roundabout way. Check the video below for a look at how the … Continue reading

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Smart Pump integration with EHR and auto-programming [Video]

The integration of smart pumps with an EHRs, and the use of auto-programming isn’t common place in healthcare, but it should be. I’ve only come across a couple of facilities that have done it “successfully”. In addition I’ve heard a … Continue reading

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Slow progress in pharmacy automation and stale technology creates ho-hum interest

Recently I’ve been in bit of a blogging slump. The world of technology suddenly appears a little less exciting. In fact, I find myself thinking of current technology as boring. I read lots of blog posts and articles that refer to new … Continue reading

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Top blog posts and searches from last week (27)

I always find it interesting to see what brings people to my website and what they decided to read once they get here. Most read posts over the past 7 days: An almost disastrous bar-coding mishap Cool Technology for Pharmacy … Continue reading

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Top blog posts and searches from last week (24)

I always find it interesting to see what brings someone to my website and what they decided to read once they get here. Most read posts over the past 7 days: Medscape Mobile for the BlackBerry – Still rolling along … Continue reading

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Cool Technology for Pharmacy

Bar code medication administration (BCMA) is nothing new, but remains a hot topic in healthcare nonetheless. Another topic that has generated significant interest in healthcare over the past couple of years is the use of smart pumps, which I have … Continue reading

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An infusion pump that can be used around MRI scanners…Cool!

The MRidium 3860+ from IRadimed is the first non-magnetic iv pump with integrated SpO2 monitoring designed specifically for use around MRI scanners. According to the manufacturer: “The new 3860+ offers significantly upgraded performance and features to the already proven MRidium … Continue reading

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The use of speed bumps in healthcare

One day last week I was driving home and happened by a school that doubles as a community swimming pool in the summer. The street had several large speed bumps, forcing me to move rather slowly. I’m usually irritated by … Continue reading

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Cool Technology for Pharmacy

Alaris System: “The Alaris® System by Cardinal Health is designed for infusions and patient monitoring. It helps protect the patient and clinician from consequences of medical errors and helps positively affect patient outcomes through continuous improvements in clinical practice. The point-of-care … Continue reading

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