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MediCapture Launches TRS Pro Wireless Medical Tablet Recorder System

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Agreement Brings NomoLine Capnography, O3 Regional Oximetry to Select Patient Monitors

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FDA Letter: Use Correct Cycle When Decontaminating Respirators with STERRAD Sterilization Systems

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Smiths Medical and HCA Capital Division Partner to Integrate Medfusion® 4000 System with PharmGuard® Software with EMR

Smart pump programming will allow Medfusion® 4000 pumps to be programmed based on the clinician order reducing programming errors

Smiths Medical, a leading global medical device manufacturer, announced today its partnership with HCA Capital Division to integrate its Medfusion® 4000 wireless syringe infusion pumps with HCA’s electronic medical records system (EMR).

Smart pump programming will allow clinician order parameters to be sent to the pump, which will help ensure the correct medication, concentration, rate, and dose be delivered to the patient. This will increase patient safety by reducing possible programming errors.

Smart pump programming is supported by Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE), an initiative by healthcare professionals and industry to improve the way computer systems in healthcare share information. IHE promotes the coordinated use of established standards such as DICOM and HL7 to address specific clinical needs in support of optimal patient care. Systems developed in accordance with IHE communicate with one another better, are easier to implement, and enable care providers to use information more effectively.

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