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Impact of barcode medication administration technology on how nurses spend their time providing patient care.
Poon EG, Keohane CA, Bane A, et al. J Nurs Adm. 2008;38:541-549.
Implementation of a barcode medication administration system was associated with an increase in the time nurses spent in direct patient care and did not increase the amount of time devoted to medication administration. Proper integration of information technology into provider workflow was the subject of a Joint Commission Sentinel Event Alert.
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Decisionmaker Brief. AHRQ Publication No: 08-0085, August 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.
This document summarizes the experience of numerous AHRQ-funded programs in implementing bar-coded medication administration.