Hospira MedNet™ Safety Software

Integrated and Scalable IV Medication Management

Hospira MedNet Photo 200x373Our goal, and yours, is to make infusions safer by reducing medication errors. Hospira MedNet safety software manages IV infusion information and facilitates best practices to help reduce medication errors, improve quality of care, streamline clinical workflows and deliver potential cost savings.
 
Hospira MedNet Enhances Safety at the Point of Care

Building a drug library through Hospira MedNet safety software puts pharmacy validated IV administration practices at your nurses’ fingertips:
  • Upper and lower dosing limits help protect against infusion errors
  • Hard and soft limits create a clinically acceptable range to guide nurses based on hospital and clinical care area practices
Improving Quality Everywhere
 
Hospira MedNet safety software delivers easy to interpret, highly actionable reports to help ensure your continuous quality improvement (CQI) efforts are equipped with rich information when making complex decisions. Standard performance reports:
  • Assess medication infusion practices in your hospital
  • Focus on clinician drug library utilization or compliance
  • Identify practices that can be streamlined
  • Highlight drug use to simplify the drug library
  • Identify management issues that can be altered to save costs
  • Assess rule set (hard/soft limits) alignment with clinical practice
EMR Integration through IV Clinical Integration
 
Eliminating medication errors is the fundamental goal of Hospira’s medication management. Through the Hospira MedNet™ safety software platform, our IV clinical integration solution brings this to the forefront. Hospira's IV clinical integration solution connects the pharmacy validated medication order with the IV pump, the patient and the patient’s electronic medical record (EMR) to streamline workflow and help improve patient safety while providing measurable financial benefits.
 
Proven success at live IV Clinical Integration sites includes:
  • 58 percent reduction in number of manual programming steps (17 to 7)1
  • Reduced heparin errors by 32 percent1
  • Reduced time to document a code blue from 120 minutes to 5 minutes2
  • Saved an estimated $6.8 million [2006 dollars] in prevented adverse drug events3
For more information on this innovative software solution, contact your Hospira sales representative or
call 1-877-9HOSPIRA (1-877-946-7747).

  1. Prusch AE, Suess TM, Paoletti RD, Olin ST, Watts SD. Integrating technology to improve medication administration. Am J Health-Syst Pharm. 2011;68(0):835-842.
  2. Cerner Corporation (2011), Closing the Loop in IV Medication Administration. Cerner Corporation, Kansas City, MO. 
  3. Ford D, Luttrell N. Leadership in patient safety: IV pump autoprogramming. Paper presented at: Cerner Health Conference; October 2009; Kansas City, MO.