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Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota becomes first pediatric hospital in U.S. to develop interoperability between infusion pumps and electronic medical records
Date:4/25/2013

t completion of a successful six-week pilot at Children's pediatric intensive care unit. The pilot showed that over a one-month period, the closed-loop system triggered 234 "potential error alerts" to medical practitioners out of more than 11,000 doses of medication dispensed to patients.

While the vast majority of errors were minor and wouldn't result in harm, "potential errors" ranged from administering the medication more than 30 minutes too early or 30 minutes too late, to an absence of documentation, to the wrong medication. Since the beginning of the pilot, Children's has reduced adverse events by about 70 percent, from a rate of seven errors per 10,000 doses, to two per 10,000 doses.

"There is no other system like it in the country, but we expect it will catch on quickly," said Carroll. "We've already hosted several other hospitals to demonstrate this process and we anticipate it will deeply impact the current standard for intravenous medication administration delivery practices."

The implementation of the new closed-loop technology builds on a 20-year effort by Children's to enhance medication management and improve patient safety and operational efficiency. The new system earned Children's the Process/System Innovation Award from the Minnesota Alliance for Patient Safety, and the 2013 Way-Paver Award for Institutional Achievement from The TerraPharma Project.

Children's expects the automated technology will be fully implemented throughout both its Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses in 2013.

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Serving as Minnesota's children's hospital since 1924, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is one of the largest pediatric health care organizations in the United States, with 381 staffed beds at its two
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