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Alberta Guy, RN, BSN, Clinical Consultant, Professional Services

Alberta is a registered nurse with more than 20 years of experience in critical care nursing and healthcare IT. She is a member of the American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA), and earned her BSN from California University of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining Iatric Systems, Alberta worked as a Senior Healthcare Systems Consultant at Stoltenberg Consulting. She is now a member of the Iatric Systems Professional Services group, and her primary role is Clinical Consultant on our Smart Pump EHR Integration team.

Patient Safety: 5 Tips to Enhance your Care

Patient safety plays a critical role in healthcare, but it is more than just the physical, psychological, and social well-being of patients as they experience treatments and services. It is also the commitment to provide medical care that works tirelessly to avoid harm and errors, protecting patients during diagnosis and treatment, and prioritizing their health above all else.

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SPEHRI – Compliance Goals and Utilization Monitoring

Whenever a hospital takes on a Smart Pump EHR integration (SPEHRI) project, there are usually measurable goals or outcomes around compliance and patient safety initiatives that are initially established to determine if the project is a success. It’s important to establish the primary goal along with the best way to measure success.

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Uncovering the Clinical Impact of Patient-Controlled Analgesia Pumps

Did you know how a patient copes with pain after surgery can impact their recovery? Many hospitals are using patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) pumps because it can make a recovery easier for the patient, alleviate nursing staff of frequently administering medication, and deliver additional benefits. In this blog, we’ll discuss those benefits and share studies of how PCA impacts patients and hospitals alike.

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Improving Processes with Auto-Documentation for Smart Pump EHR Integration

Smart pumps have been widely adopted into the healthcare space, and for a good reason. The potential for improved patient safety, time savings for nurses, and increased revenue should put Smart Pump EHR Integration (SPEHRI) near the top of every hospital’s priority list. But what exactly is SPHERI, and how does it directly impact your nurses on a daily basis?

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Preparation Tips to Support Smart Pump EHR Integration (SPEHRI)

Smart pump technology has become more prevalent within the healthcare industry because of the many benefits and added safety it provides. Smart pumps are designed to address the programming errors traditional pumps are susceptible to, but they also alleviate manual data entry, shorten patient length of stay, and increase hospital revenue. But getting there is a process…

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Smart Pumps at MUSE 2017 & how this topic relates to all of us

International MUSE is right around the corner, May 30 – June 2. MUSE provides excellent opportunities to network with peers and share information about what’s new in the MEDITECH community. This year, Smart Pump EHR Integration is new, and ed session #1117 offers nurse informaticists, pharmacists, IT analysts, and C-level hospital decision makers the chance to learn about this new and exciting technology. So mark your calendar and plan to attend “Connect Your Smart Pumps to MEDITECH,” which will be presented by Union Hospital and Iatric Systems on Thursday, June 1st at 9:00 a.m.

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