Safe Adoption Of Technology Assessment

5 Questions | Total Attempts: 42

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As fellow clinicians, we know patient safety is always a priority. However, when incorporating technology into patient care processes there can be risks or gaps unforeseen until an error occurs. Take our simple assessment below to see if your organization is at risk.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Are you currently planning or implementing a new CPOE system or are converting from one vendor system to another?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 2. 
    Are you currently using a CPOE and/or Barcode medication verification process?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 3. 
    Do you currently have different vendor systems supporting different areas of your hospital, particularly those ED, OR and Ambulatory systems that are different from the inpatient hospital system?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 4. 
    Has your organization experienced medication error events in which leaders questioned why the existing technology didn’t catch the error before it reached the patient?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 5. 
    On your tracers through clinical care areas, do you notice that staff complain about technology, see evidence of workarounds where technology is not used the way it should be; you see evidence of mis-leading display of information on eMAR and labeling; or physicians complain that the system is not user friendly?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

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