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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Screen shot for the Medication order system. To the left of the screen shot is the following text:

  • Able to chose from thousands of medications—1st Data Bank
  • Orders follow the Medication Rights
  • Order is editable changes can be made to the start date, dose, frequency, etc.
  • Dose instructions and comments can be entered


This was probably the biggest improvement for Long Term Care. No longer did the paper MARs have to be generated and checked and put in the books.

The biggest challenge was the dictionaries and building the numerous medications to fit our organization, as well as the over the counters and vitamins that were not included in the 1st data bank. We didn't have a pharmacy we use the numerous retails in the area.

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