Piecing together medication administration.
Approach to Improving Safety
- Automatic drug dispensers
- Bar Coding and Radiofrequency ID Tagging
- Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE)
- Computerized Decision Support
- Electronic Health Records
- Medication Reconciliation
Setting of Care
This article discusses efforts to support medicine administration through various information technology techniques. It is second in a three-part series on patient safety and computerization.