Live Webinar: Improve patient safety with drug screening in the EMR

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Dr. Nadeem Ahmed, Dr. Jacob M. Poo, and Michael Miller

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The global problem of medication error has disastrous consequences for care quality, patient safety and healthcare provider reputation. To tackle this growing issue, more hospitals are choosing to automate drug screening across the medication cycle from prescription to administration. In this webinar healthcare experts will show you how integrating drug screening solutions into the EMR can help to drive up patient safety standards and improve clinical outcomes in your hospital. Agenda • Welcome & introductions • The global problem of medication error • Reducing drug errors & improving efficiency with MediSpan + Expanse • In action: implementing automated drug screening at Aga Khan Hospital • Q&A • Close About the speakers Dr. K. Nadeem Ahmed is the Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) for The Aga Khan University (AKU) and its global network of hospitals. He leads the clinical teams involved in the planning, implementation, and optimization of all clinical technology systems that support the delivery of high-quality patient care, medical education, research, and to support AKU’s clinical strategic plans. Dr Jacob M. Poo is a qualified medical doctor and Corporate Account Executive and Healthcare Advisor at MEDITECH SA where he focuses on assisting public sector healthcare providers to maximise the benefit from their HCIS investments through learning and implementing international best practice. Michael Miller – is International MediSpan Alliance Manager for Wolters Kluwer Health Clinical Effectiveness. With a background in healthcare technology platform development, Michael is responsible for working with healthcare providers around the world to design and implement drug screening solutions that reduce error and boost patient safety.

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