Is your charting affecting your hospital’s certification? Audits by the Ministry of Health have highlighted concerns regarding standards for charting anaesthetic drugs. New Zealand Society Anaesthetist (NZSA) Executive member Kaye Ottaway outlines the areas of non-compliance, the remedial actions taken, and urges compliance with Ministry of Health certification requirements. The standard of drug charting has been[…]
Mon, Oct 17 is National Anaesthesia Day, a chance to raise awareness about the role anaesthetists play in patients’ wellbeing. Anaesthetists are specialised doctors who not only administer your anaesthesia during operation, but ensure you are fit and prepared for your operation and, in some ways, care for you after surgery is completed.
Come and see the SAFERsleep system at our stand at the AGGBI Annual Congress in Birmingham. If you are interested in Patient safety in anaesthetics then come and visit us at our stand at the conference and ask about our PREOP, OR, Acute Pain or Med Rec modules that could help reduce your risk of drug errors[…]
SAFERsleep will be attending the Hospital Management Asia 2016 conference as part of a wider delegation with New Zealand Trade and Enterprise. If you are interested in Patient safety in anaesthetics then come and visit us at the NZTE stand at the conference and ask about our PREOP, OR, Acute Pain or Med Rec modules[…]
So you want to review your preoperative cases the night before your lists, but your hospital requires you to only access it from their network or worse be in the hospital to do it. Watch this space for more news for the upcoming release of preop.online the extension to the SAFERsleep Anesthetic Cloud.
The anaesthetists at Palmerston North Hospital are going hi-tech with a new barcode scanning system as part of MidCentral District Health Board’s move to a paperless system. The SAFERsleep system, which is where medication is delivered in barcoded syringes and scanned into the system, will provide anaesthetists with visual and audio confirmation of what drug[…]