IHE® Connectathon testing successfully
completed for DEC,
The company’s development and testing with IHE allows for the transfer of infusion data to IHE-compatible EMR – Electronic Medical Records systems from Smiths Medical’s infusion systems. The result will allow a clinician to use an EMR system to automatically capture therapy data for patient records, saving clinicians’ time in daily workflow, increasing documentation accuracy, and improving patient safety by reducing manual data entry errors. Managing alarms is of high concern, and the company has developed alarm reporting capabilities to further increase patient safety.
“Using the IHE® profiles that promote the use of established standards for medical device interoperability allows us to collaborate with other industry partners to develop a standardized method of communicating information and ultimately helps reduce medication errors,” said
Infusion systems, such as Smiths Medical’s
Smiths Medical will be participating in the IHE® Interoperability Showcase at HIMSS 14 in
About Smiths Medical
Smiths Medical (www.smiths-medical.com) is a leading supplier of specialized medical devices and equipment for global markets, focusing on the medication delivery, vital care and safety devices market segments. It is part of Smiths Group (www.smiths.com), a global leader in applying advanced technologies for markets in threat and contraband detection, energy, medical devices, communications and engineered components. Smiths Group employs around 23,000 people in more than 50 countries.
Source: Smiths Medical