Free Newsletter
Register for our Free Newsletters
Newsletter
Zones
Analysis, Inspection and Laboratory
LeftNav
Assisted/Independent Living
LeftNav
Clinical and Nursing Equipment
LeftNav
Design and Manufacture of Medical Equipment
LeftNav
Diagnostics Equipment, Monitoring and Test
LeftNav
Education, Training and Professional Services
LeftNav
Health Education and Patient Management
LeftNav
Health Estates Management
LeftNav
Healthcare Support and Information Services
LeftNav
Hygiene and Infection Control
LeftNav
IT and Communications in Healthcare
LeftNav
Materials
LeftNav
Medical Device Technology
LeftNav
Research and Development
LeftNav
Safety and Security
LeftNav
View All
Other Carouselweb publications
Carousel Web
Defense File
New Materials
Pro Health Zone
Pro Health Zone
Pro Security Zone
Web Lec
Pro Engineering Zone
 
 
News

Baxa launches new medication tracking system records pharmacy activities

Baxa : 04 December, 2007  (New Product)
The MedBoard web-based medication tracking system launched by Baxa has been designed to record pharmacy preparation and delivery activities.
The first wireless tracking system, MedBoard helps health systems improve productivity through order prioritisation and delivery assurance, reducing time spent fielding nursing calls and tracking order status.

With its dynamic order monitoring, MedBoard reduces waste by identifying time-sensitive orders and ensuring on-time delivery. Built-in reports allow pharmacy managers to demonstrate performance by delivery times, order type, nursing unit and more.

Baxa CEO Greg Baldwin, noted, 'The MedBoard System complements the existing Baxa pharmacy preparation and automation products well. Its function is analagous to a departures and arrivals status screen at the airport - providing real-time information on where doses are in the preparation queue or in transit to the patient.'

MedBoard tracks the 20 50 percent of pharmacy orders that are not stocked in automated dispensing cabinets (ADCs), such as first fills, stat orders, compounded items and irregular-size items.

With the MedBoard Medication Tracking System (MTS), pharmacies can manage workflows using barcode technology, improving their efficiency and patient safety, by providing tracking for doses that are not part of pharmacy ADCs.

The system requires only a web browser and handheld scanners to get started. Implementation of the MedBoard MTS can be accomplished quickly. Once the user-customisable features have been determined, developers configure the handheld devices to include the facility's specific rules, lists and users. MedBoard employs technical, administrative and policy safeguards to ensure data security, and is HIPAA compliant.
Bookmark and Share
 
Home I Editor's Blog I News by Zone I News by Date I News by Category I Special Reports I Directory I Events I Advertise I Submit Your News I About Us I Guides
 
   © 2012 ProHealthServiceZone.com
Netgains Logo