The below article by Wendy Kallaher, RN, National Account Manager, Nurse Liaison, at Guardian Pharmacy Services, about how electronic medication administration records (eMAR) play an important role in achieving optimal care was published by Healthcare Tech Outlook.
Significance of Electronic Medication Administration Records
Wendy Kallaher, RN, National Account Manager, Guardian Pharmacy Services, one of the nation’s largest long-term care pharmacy companies.
Advanced technology can be an indispensable tool supplementing clinical expertise and support to deliver the best patient care possible. In long-term care, where the main focus is resident safety, eMARs have played an important role in achieving optimal care.
eMAR systems provide extensive safety advantages over the paper medication records predominantly used by the healthcare industry prior to eMAR’s arrival and offer numerous benefits to long-term care staff, leading to their rising rate of adoption among communities. While some communities are still hesitant to make the change, eMAR platforms should by implemented for any facility seeking to improve resident outcomes and support staff.
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