Bar Coding Assessment
This tool will help hospitals better understand what is required to apply this emerging technology in health care and how to best implement a bedside bar-coded drug administration system. The materials will help organizations understand the issues related to bar coding in health care, assess their readiness, and take the initial steps toward an effective implementation. Please keep in mind that this particular tool does not include specific tasks for the actual implementation of a bedside bar-coded drug administration system.
Click here to read "Pathways for Medication Safety: Assessing Bedside Barcoding Readiness." (Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view this PDF file)