Closing the Loop in Medication Management: Why an Integrated, Closed-Loop Solution Is Vital for Hospitals

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Achieving patient safety is a foremost goal among healthcare leaders around the world. A key area of scrutiny is the risk associated with medication errors. As hospitals strive to meet their business goals, improve care, and perform to high-quality standards, medication safety must be a primary focus. This white paper discusses the need for hospitals to strive for a closed-loop medication management solution that eliminates gaps in information and smoothes handovers, minimising opportunities for error. Readers will learn about the medication management solution built in to the Microsoft Amalga Hospital Information System (HIS), a fully integrated, hospital information management system for hospitals which contains comprehensive medication management functions.