Most population health management strategies include initiatives to improve clinical outcomes and decrease the cost of care. Read this one-page interview with Dr. Tina Moen, Deputy Chief Health Officer at IBM Watson Health, as she shares the benefits and insights of collaborative medication management, including incorporating pharmacists in population health strategies.
Up to 5% of all hospitalized patients are affected by ADEs. Implementing a comprehensive Barcode Medication Administration (BCMA) program can help, reducing medication errors up to 80%.
In this white paper Zebra Technologies uncovers best practices for adopting Barcode Medication Administration, including:
The importance of building a multidisciplinary implementation team
The role of efficient, well-defined workflows
How accurate data management and reporting are essential to ongoing BCMA success
Ypsomed is a leader in the development and manufacturing of injection and infusion systems. The company is keenly aware of the multi-billion dollar problem of poor medication adherence and the need to measure medicine intake and ensure doses are taken at the correct time.
Ypsomed sought to create a digital solution for medication adherence monitoring and smart device management for contract research organizations’ (CROs) use in clinical trials, including self-injection systems for trial participants to administer medications at home. Yet the company faced serious demands for remote device management, global scale, and privacy and security regulations such as HIPAA and GDPR.
To solve these challenges, Ypsomed adopted Philips’ HealthSuite digital platform (HSDP), a cloud platform built on Amazon Web Services (AWS). HSDP allows Ypsomed to connect devices to the cloud and remotely manage them; store data; and manage and scale services globally within healthcare regulatory, privacy, and s