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ISMP Guidelines for Optimizing Safe Implementation and Use of Smart Infusion Pumps

Institute for Safe Medication Practices. ISMP Guidelines for Optimizing Safe Implementation and Use of Smart Infusion Pumps.  Horsham, PA:  Institute for Safe Medication Practices; 2020.

Smart pumps are widely available as a medication safety tool yet there are challenges affecting their reliable use. This guideline expands on earlier recommendations  to support smart pump use in both hospitals and the ambulatory setting. The material provides recommendations that address infrastructure, drug libraries, quality improvement data, workflow and electronic health record interoperability concerns.