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Developing strategic recommendations for implementing smart pumps in advanced healthcare systems to improve intravenous medication safety.

Sutherland A, Jones MD, Howlett M, et al. Developing strategic recommendations for implementing smart pumps in advanced healthcare systems to improve intravenous medication safety. Drug Saf. 2022;45(8):881-889. 10.1007/s40264-022-01203-1

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November 16, 2022
Sutherland A, Jones MD, Howlett M, et al. Drug Saf. 2022;45(8):881-889.

Intravenous (IV) medication smart pumps can improve medication administration, but usability issues can compromise safety. This article outlines strategic recommendations regarding the implementation of smart pump technology to improve patient safety. Recommendations include standardization of infusion concentrations, improving drug libraries using a human-centered approach, and increasing stakeholder engagement.

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Sutherland A, Jones MD, Howlett M, et al. Developing strategic recommendations for implementing smart pumps in advanced healthcare systems to improve intravenous medication safety. Drug Saf. 2022;45(8):881-889. 10.1007/s40264-022-01203-1

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