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2/5/2014
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Medication Cabinets 'Talk' To Cerner EHR

Omnicell cabinets get medication orders directly from Cerner electronic health record software at Montana's Billings Clinic, eliminating dangerous duplicate orders.

Omnicell medication management cabinet.
Omnicell medication management cabinet.

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David F. Carr
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2/5/2014 | 10:00:21 AM
What other devices should be talking to the EHR?
What other medical devices and hospital equipment should be getting data to and from the EHR?

Seems to me the priorities should be ones like this example, where the integration helps close a gap that is creating unnecessary work and introducing the possibility of error. There's probably a danger of going overboard and stuffing too much data into the EHR records, cluttering things up rather than boosting safety or efficiency.
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