Community Center Implements Bedside Med Admin | Healthcare Informatics Magazine | Health IT | Information Technology Skip to content Skip to navigation

Community Center Implements Bedside Med Admin

September 22, 2008
by root
| Reprints

Jefferson Community Health Center

of Fairbury, Neb. has implemented

IntelliDOT Corp. of San Diego’s medication administration product.

The 25-bed hospital rolled out IntelliDOT bedside medication administration, which the company says integrates with Jefferson’s core McKesson Horizon pharmacy system.

Pharmacy orders entered into the McKesson system are sent via HL7 to the IntelliDOT system, which then appear on the nurse’s IntelliDOT wireless handheld device, the company touts. Data elements include: patient demographic and identification information, patient allergy information and dose amounts.

Topics

News

NewYork-Presbyterian, Walgreens Partner on Telemedicine Initiative

NewYork-Presbyterian and Walgreens are collaborating to bring expanded access to NewYork-Presbyterian’s healthcare through new telemedicine services, the two organizations announced this week.

ONC Releases Patient Demographic Data Quality Framework

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) developed a framework to help health systems, large practices, health information exchanges and payers to improve their patient demographic data quality.

AMIA, Pew Urge Congress to Ensure ONC has Funding to Implement Cures Provisions

The Pew Charitable Trusts and the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) have sent a letter to congressional appropriators urging them to ensure that ONC has adequate funding to implement certain 21st Century Cures Act provisions.

Former Michigan Governor to Serve as Chair of DRIVE Health

Former Michigan Governor John Engler will serve as chair of the DRIVE Health Initiative, a campaign aimed at accelerating the U.S. health system's transition to value-based care.

NJ Medical Group Launches Statewide HIE, OneHealth New Jersey

The Medical Society of New Jersey (MSNJ) recently launched OneHealth New Jersey, a statewide health information exchange (HIE) that is now live.

Survey: 70% of Providers Using Off-Premises Computing for Some Applications

A survey conducted by KLAS Research found that 70 percent of healthcare organizations have moved at least some applications or IT infrastructure off-premises.