Adoption of bar code medication administration (BCMA) continues to intensify. Given that 86% of facilities without this technology are planning an implementation in the near future, this growth will persist. Facilities with hybrid and point-of-care drug distribution models have been quick to adopt BCMA; half of those facilities have implemented BCMA while just 40% of hospitals using centralized and decentralized models have done so. As expected, facilities with a pharmacy informaticist on staff are more likely to have BCMA in place ... read more.
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