Research on medication management in other hospitals was conducted to identify

Research on medication management in other hospitals

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medication administering systems. The researchers found that utilizing the patient caremobile device reduced medication errors. The patient caremobile is a handheld device that can scan the patient identification armband and medication to verify each patient is receiving the right drug. Within the patient caremobile system, the device analyzes patient information and medication according to the nursing five right’s which are right patient, right drug, right dose, right time, and right route (Bryant, 2011). The integration of the patient caremobile significantly reduced medication errors.The staff members applied of the open system approach to resolving the challenges in the medication errors. This theory utilizes inputs, throughputs, outputs, systems as cycles, and negative feedback in an organization (Meyer & O’Brien-Pallas, 2010). According to Meyer and O’Brien-Pallas (2010), each concept in the open system theory is as follows:Inputs-the flow of energy and data from the outside the environment improves the systemThroughput- energy within the system are altered by the inputsOutputs- the product must be transported to the external environment Systems as cycles- the series of actions that changes and reconstructs energy to develop multiple activities Negative feedback- the internal data related to the operation of the system used to adapt to the
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