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Electronic Prescribing & Administration

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Presented by David Ryan …

Presented by David Ryan
Pharmacy Operations Manager, North Shore and Waitakere Hospitals

Published in: Health & Medicine, Business

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  • 1. Electronic Prescribing & Administration David Ryan on behalf of the ePrescribing Project Team
  • 2. Electronic systems improving Patient safety •Pyxis Medstations •Bar-coding •Smart Infusion Pumps •Medicine Reconciliation
  • 3. The problem… Normacol granules Augmentin tablets Frusemide IV Methadone
  • 4. Project • Clinical Change Management • Local experts who understand local practice and the system • Intensive post go-live support • Extensive Decision Support • Reliable & fast infrastructure • Mobilise staff using COWS
  • 5. Quicklists
  • 6. Allergies
  • 7. Drug Interactions Erythromycin + Warfarin – a bad combination •5000 interactions from the NZ Formulary •Display at the point of prescribing
  • 8. The Obscure Decimal Point • Reason required to override dose range
  • 9. Lab Result Integration
  • 10. Benefits for Nurses • Ward Overview Screen in nursing station • All applications available on the COWS – i.e. Trendcare, protocols & guidelines
  • 11. Benefits for Doctors • Access to all clinical systems at the bedside • Prescribe from any computer in the DHB • No re-charting of medicine charts
  • 12. Acknowledgements • Wards 14 & 15 North Shore Hospital • Pharmacy Department • WDHB ePrescribing Project Board • healthAlliance IS • Project Team: Kathleen Chudzicki, Josephine Clark, Carole Dawson, Anne Leighton, Eryn Olshen, JB Oscongo, Adrienne Reed, Julie Slatter, Rachana Uthaiah, Karen Valdellon
  • 13. Questions?