Effects of enterprise digital assistants in medication dispensing operations: Case Hus Hospital Pharmacy Meilahti 2014-2018

Teressa Lyly*, Santeri Palomäki, Paulus Torkki, Tomi Malmström

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Abstract

Adverse drug effects are a serious problem in hospital patient care [1]. The use of Enterprise Digital Assistants (=EDA) proved succesfull in HUS hospital pharmacy. The quality of order picking was better with EDAs. In 2018 75% of order rows and over 1 milloin packages in are picked with EDAs. There is a growing need for more detailed information of the medicines given to each patient. With EDAs this goal can be achieved cost effectively.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMEDINFO 2019
Subtitle of host publicationHealth and Wellbeing e-Networks for All - Proceedings of the 17th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics
EditorsBrigitte Seroussi, Lucila Ohno-Machado, Lucila Ohno-Machado, Brigitte Seroussi
PublisherIOS PRESS
Pages1857-1858
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781643680026
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Aug 2019
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventWorld Congress on Medical and Health Informatics - Lyon, France
Duration: 25 Aug 201930 Aug 2019
Conference number: 17

Publication series

NameStudies in Health Technology and Informatics
PublisherIOS Press
Volume264
ISSN (Print)0926-9630
ISSN (Electronic)1879-8365

Conference

ConferenceWorld Congress on Medical and Health Informatics
Abbreviated titleMEDINFO
CountryFrance
CityLyon
Period25/08/201930/08/2019

Keywords

  • Barcode Technology
  • Hospital Pharmacy
  • Medication Safety

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