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Impact of interoperability of smart infusion pumps and an electronic medical record in critical care.

Joseph R, Lee SW, Anderson SV, et al. Am J Health-System Pharm. 2020;77(15):1231-1236.

This observational study assessed the impact of smart infusion pumps and electronic health record (EHR) interoperability in intensive care settings. Findings indicate that interoperability led to an increase in documentation of rate changes, a decrease in alerts triggered, and increased perceptions of clinical data accuracy and efficiency among pharmacists.