Utilising mobile devices in hospitals is in line with behavior associated with the technology of today. Bringing mobile devices into the hospital environment for the first time is not an easy task, however. This article describes how Medanets solutions are introduced in wards and how they are customised for various needs.
“The five rights”: This is how many things should go right in order to be able to ascertain proper medication treatment. If you wish to put closed loop medication administration in order, electronic verification should be used to ascertain “the five rights”.
The Hospital District of Southwest Finland has been using Medanets mobile point-of-care solutions since 2015. Now the users of these mobile solutions, or digital caregivers, are talking about the suitability of mobile tools to their care giving routines.
Electronic Health Records have enabled significant change to the healthcare system as patient data can be found in aggregated electronic form instead of among piles of paper. But what happens when such systems crash? Will the whole foundation of patient safety crash?
Most in-hospital adverse events, such as heart failures, emergency transfers from inpatient wards to intensive care units and unexpected deaths, are not sudden events.
In many respects, patient safety means that care staff have immediate access to the necessary data whenever they need it in order to provide high-quality care.
Public IT projects can succeed and they do succeed as long as project planning, monitoring and implementation are accomplished carefully. By understanding what commonly makes IT projects go down, it is also possible to avoid such an outcome.
Our healthcare systems should offer care of the highest quality by utilising modern methods. At the same time the awareness of mobile documentation is rising.