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Authors

  1. Hurley, Ann C. DNSc, RN, FAAN
  2. Bane, Anne MS, RN
  3. Fotakis, Sofronia MSW, LCSW
  4. Duffy, Mary E. PhD, RN, FAAN
  5. Sevigny, Amanda RN, MS
  6. Poon, Eric G. MD, MPH
  7. Gandhi, Tejal K. MD, MPH

Abstract

Efforts to promote safe care prompted the development point-of-care technology, but successful adoption requires acceptance by nursing staff. To assess the satisfaction of nurses who use point-of-care technology that integrates nurse scanning of bar-coded medications with the patient's electronic medication administration record, the authors examined nurses' satisfaction with barcode/electronic medication administration record before and after introduction in an academic medical center.