Medication Systems, Hospital

An integrated drug prescription and distribution system: challenges and opportunities.

Publication Date: 
Apr 02, 2004

Using the hospital's drug prescription and distribution system as a guide, benefits and drawbacks of a medical activity management system that is tightly integrated with the supply chain management of a hospital will be discussed from the point of view of various participating healthcare act

Quality assurance and effectiveness of the medication process through tablet computers?

Publication Date: 
Aug 09, 2012

Medication errors during admission to hospitals pose a significant problem. Most of the severe medication errors may be related to dispensation and administration. The medication errors may be induced by cost savings and staff reduction characterizing the current health care system.

Attention and usability issues in mobile health information systems at point-of-care.

Publication Date: 
May 19, 2008

In point-of-care situations, use of mobile devices may demand much of the physician's attention and may disturb the communication with the patient. By using minimal attention user interface design and context awareness, attention theft from mobile devices at point-of-care can be reduced.

A chemotherapy incident reporting and improvement system.

Publication Date: 
Apr 17, 2003

BACKGROUND: The Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has designed and deployed the Chemotherapy Incident Reporting and Improvement System (CIRIS), which is embedded into daily care processes.

Improving pediatric chemotherapy safety through voluntary incident reporting: lessons from the field.

Publication Date: 
Oct 19, 2004

BACKGROUND: A multidisciplinary team within Vanderbilt Children's Hospital (VCH) designed, developed, and implemented a pediatric chemotherapy incident reporting and improvement system (CIRIS) for pediatric oncology nurse and pharmacists.