Reflecting the accuracy and safety afforded by smart pumps, this year saw an increase in facilities’ commitment to this technology; 58% now utilize smart pumps exclusively. This well-rated technology enjoys strong adoption rates across facilities of all sizes.
Challenges persist for some users in optimizing data collection and programming options. The utilization of bidirectional wireless data transfer, linking smart pumps to BCMA systems, and wirelessly programming pumps with patient-specific data have yet to become majority practices.
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