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Slide Presentation of the 2007 Annual Meeting of AHRQ

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MAR Patient Not Scanned Override Reasons

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A bar graph shows the override reasons why MAR Medication was not scanned. The reasons are listed in descending order. Reasons and number are listed followed by percentage of total 4 month actions.

  • Late documentation: (6764) 5.2%
  • Hold: (2964) 2.5%
  • Patient not available/sleeping: (2843) 2.5%
  • Damaged barcode: (1198) 1%
  • Shift total: (770) .8%
  • Unidentified barcode: (763) .8%
  • Pend stop: (352) <0.5%
  • MD order: (243) <0.5%
  • Error: (127) <0.5%
  • No patient wristband: (42) <0.5%
  • Medication removal/patches: (25) <0.5%

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