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Cardinal Health Launches Innovative Barcode Administration Solution to Help Hospitals Bridge Gaps in Medication Safety
Date:12/5/2011

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At this week's 46th Annual Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition for the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Cardinal Health launched BarCode360™, a solution that supports hospitals' medication safety initiatives by making it easier, more timely and cost efficient to order medications and ensure more unit-dose medications can be scanned at the patient bedside.

ASHP has set a goal for 75% of U.S. hospitals to fully implement barcode medication administration (BCMA) by 2014[1], because this process can prevent medication errors by alerting nurses if they are attempting to administer the wrong medication, at the wrong dose, to the wrong patient or at the wrong time. 

BarCode360 supports hospital BCMA initiatives by making it easier and more time efficient to ensure more medications are barcoded and packaged at the unit dose level, and scanned at the patient bedside.

Key benefits of BarCode360 include:

  • A unique portal that seamlessly integrates the ordering process for all scan-ready medications, including those that are barcoded and packaged by the manufacturer, by Cardinal Health Repackaging Services and by third-party repackagers.  
  • Using current product identifiers, BarCode360 synchronizes the hospital's product master as nurses scan medications and administer them to patients. This ensures that dispensing machines are appropriately stocked, based on real-time medication information. It also helps hospitals improve the number of medications that are scanned at the patient bedside and reduces nurse overrides.
  • BarCode360's data synchronization also helps hospitals improve revenue capture by tracking and billing each medication specifically to the patient to whom it was administered. It helps hospitals contain costs by increasing billing and barcode database accuracy and by reducing the resour
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