Schuyler Hospital using new BMV system

You may notice something different about your wristband the next time you check in for a service or a stay at Schuyler Hospital. All wristbands now contain a barcode as part of the Hospital’s new Bedside Medication Verification (BMV) system.BMV allows your caregivers at Schuyler Hospital to utilize bar code scanning to confirm patient identity and medication information, provide immediate access to a patient’s current results, increase accuracy and efficiency, and allow physicians faster and easier access to critical information.BMV processes the data from the barcode to contribute to safe medication administration through the “Five Rights” of medication management: Right Patient, Right Medication, Right Dosage, Right Route, and Right Time.“We strive to provide our patients with the highest quality of care and safety,” said Jann Marks, Chief Nursing Officer / Chief Operating Officer for Schuyler Hospital. “BMV is one more tool to help us optimize the patient experience.”For more information, contact Schuyler Hospital at (607) 535-7121 or visit www.schuylerhospital.org

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