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Managing medication goes electronic at Bathurst Hospital

BOOST: EMeds nursing analyst Rachel Bedwell and Bathurst nurse Fiona Nightingale. Photo: SUPPLIED THE days of trying to read difficult handwritten instructions about medication are over at Bathurst Hospital. The hospital is the first in the Central West to implement Electronic Medication Management (eMeds) – what is being described as a safer, more effective electronic system to manage medication.… Read More »

Bluetooth-Powered Smart Electronic Pill Releases Drugs on Demand

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Researchers at MIT, Draper, an engineering firm, and Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital have developed an electronic wireless device that can stay inside the gut for long periods of time while releasing drugs into the body and measuring various parameters. The device has Bluetooth connectivity built in, and it can share its… Read More »

Stress from using electronic health records is linked to physician burnout

While electronic health records improve communication and access to patient data, researchers found that stress from using EHRs is associated with burnout, particularly for primary care doctors such as pediatricians, family medicine physicians and general internists. Common causes of EHR-related stress include too little time for documentation, time spent at home managing records and EHR… Read More »