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eMAR Advantages in a Nutshell

By Cynthia Hood  |  30 December 2013

emar-tabletThe electronic Medication Administration Record (eMAR) is a software designed to replace paper based MARs. When eMAR is used, it becomes possible for healthcare facilities to get rid of a number of paper centric processes, like the monthly reconciliation of physician order sheets decreasing costs by decreasing staff workloads. It can also lessen adverse drug events linked with errors in transcription. In addition to improved finances and workflows, the number one benefit for implementing eMAR is improved Resident safety.

 

Advantages of eMAR

 

In a paper centric MAR environment, nurses generally utilize a medication cart and a big book of paper MARs to complete each MED pass. In contrast, when they use eMAR, nurses utilize a thin client computer or laptop on the cart for recording the Medication Administration information.

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eMAR and the Resident - Ensuring Quality Care / eFAM et le Résident – Assurer des soins de qualité

By Cynthia Hood  |  23 December 2013

resident-care Today’s healthcare facilities are adopting electronic Medication Administration (eMAR) technology to enhance the efficiency of the MED pass and the safety of their Residents. This work flow management system replaces the error-prone and inefficient paper centric MAR process.

 

The eMAR solution was designed with active collaboration together with healthcare facilities and pharmacies. This technology is easy to use, facilitates accuracy in the administration of medication and helps to lessen the probability of human error. eMAR drives efficiencies resulting in superior Resident care.

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eMAR - The Nurse Perspective

By Cynthia Hood  |  17 December 2013

nurse-iconThe electronic Medication Administration Record (eMAR) uses technology to improve Resident safety, regulate the keeping of records documentation and improve workflow and operational efficiencies. It negates the requirement for manual order entry and eliminates errors due to transcription.

 

Benefits for Nurses

eMAR brings a number of benefits to nurses:
  • eMAR provides information to help reduce the possibility of adverse medication effects such as allergy and drug interactions through visual notes. eMAR also prompts nurses to check the vitals of a Resident before the medication is administered. All in all, it saves time and is easy to use.

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