The Advantages of the Electronic Medication Administration Record (EMAR)

The ever evolving electronic world provides applications for improving the lives of residents within an assisted living community.  In a paper Medication Administration Record (MAR) environment, nurses utilize a medication cart and a large binder containing reams of paper with each resident’s information to complete a medication pass. Pages can become tattered and worn overRead More >>

Don’t Become a Cybercondriac

Yes, we’ve all done it.  Using the internet to self-diagnose an unusual ache, pain, or nagging cough. Unfortunately, this may be causing more harm than good. There are dangers to self-diagnosing via the internet that can lead to: Improper diagnoses Improper self-treatment Stress and anxiety Delay of treatment for a serious medical condition Misinformation According toRead More >>