Andrew Coles of Person Centred Software sets out the case for switching from paper-based MAR charts to an eMAR system
In order to uphold the wellbeing and safety of residents, it is imperative that care providers implement proactive measures to decrease the likelihood of medication errors. Here, Andrew Coles, chief product officer at Person Centred Software, sets out the case for switching from paper-based MAR charts to an electronic medication administration record (eMAR) system
Medication accuracy is an essential aspect of a resident’s healthcare. It requires meticulous attention from care providers, which is a huge responsibility. Residents often depend on care staff to manage their medication; therefore, ensuring all the medication is correct and that residents receive it at the right time is crucial to prevent medication errors.
In many cases, those requiring frequent medication are on a number of different medications which need to be administered at different times of the day. This requires careful attention and precision
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