Design and Implementation of Mobile Electronic Medication Administration Record

Sung-Huai Hsieh, I-Ching Hou, Ching-Ting Tan, Po-Chao Shen, Hui-Chu Yu, Sheau-Ling Hsieh, Po Hsun Cheng, Feipei Lai

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Patients' safety is the most essential, critical issue, however, errors can hardly prevent, especially for human faults. In order to reduce the errors caused by human, we construct Electronic Health Records (EHR) in the Health Information System (HIS) to facilitate patients' safety and to improve the quality of medical care. During the medical care processing, all the tasks are based upon physicians' orders. In National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH), the Electronic Health Record committee proposed a localized standard of flows of orders. There are objectives of the standard: first, to enhance medical procedures and enforce hospital policies; secondly, to improve the quality of medical care; third, to collect sufficient, adequate data for EHR in the near future. Among the proposed procedures, NTUH decides to establish a Mobile Electronic Medication Administration Record (ME-MAR) System. According to researches, it indicates that medication errors are highly proportion to total medical faults. Therefore, we expect the ME-MAR system can reduce medication errors. In addition, we predict ME-MAR can assist nurses or healthcare practitioners to administer, manage medication properly.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication1st KES International Symposium on Intelligent Decision Technologies
StatePublished - 2009

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