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


Eliminating medication errors is the fundamental goal of Hospira’s medication management. Through the Hospira MedNet safety software platform, our IV-EMR integration solution brings this to the forefront. Hospira's IV-EMR 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-EMR integration sites includes: 
  • 59% reduction in number of programming steps. Reduced number of programming steps from 17 to 7.11
  • 32% reduction in reported heparin errors1
  • 96% reduction in time to document code blue (120 minutes to 5 minutes)2
  • 6.8M in potential cost avoidance per year by averting potential adverse drug events at an 8oo-bed hospital3

*Results from individual site. Results may vary by facility.

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.