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Journal Article

Clinical and financial effects of smart pump-electronic medical record interoperability at a hospital in a regional health system.

Biltoft J, Finneman L. American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. 2018;75:1064-1068.

Smart pumps offer both benefits and drawbacks that can affect medication safety. This case study describes the implementation of a smart pump–electronic medical record interoperability program at a single hospital. The authors report a positive impact on both revenue and patient safety.