2013 Barcode Medication Administration and Wireless IV Pump Implementation at Boston Children’s Hospital

(Key Concepts: Bar Coded Medication Administration, Wireless scanning, Pediatrics, Barcode scanning and Breast Milk, Patient Safety, Automated reporting at Clinician, unit and program level ,BCMA  Implementation Best Practices)

Stephanie Altavilla MSMI, RN , the Nursing Informatics Team Leader at Boston Children’s Hospital, provided an encore presentation at a recent Management of Practice Nursing Informatics and Technology sub- committee meeting. Please enjoy this podcast on Barcode Medication Administration and IV pump implementation.

Presentation Slides:  2013 BCMA and Wireless Scanning at BCH.pdf

Audio Presentation:



(Key Concepts: Consumer E-Health, Patient Health Record, ONC National Action Plan, Meaningful Use Stage 2, Blue Button)

Susan Hull MSN, RN,  , the CEO of Wellspring Consulting and  co-chair of the Alliance for Nursing Informatics Consumer e-Health Engagement Task Force, , provided this presentation.

Presentation Slides: E-Health Engaging Ourselves and Our Patients


Using Social Media: Communication tools to connect with peers, patients, employees and experts.  

Patient’s , Nurses and Hospitals use social media regularly, do you? ONL’s Nursing Informatics and Technology subcommittee offered this lecture  to explore how social media is utilized  and  introduce some of the most popular social media applications - Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.  In addition to an overview of social media’s most popular app's, this lecture offers tips on "how to get started”, links to tutorials, examples of best practices and thoughts about using  social media in a professional practice environment.

Join presenter’s Jocelyn Strong MSN, RN, PCCN (Kronos) ,  Jennifer Ngure MSHI, RN, (Spaulding Rehabilitation Network), Stephanie Altavilla MSMI, RN, HACP (Boston Children’s Hospital) and Lee Williams PhD (c), RN (Boston Children’s Hospital) for this exciting lecture. 

Presentation Slides:  ONL Social Media Training Presentation

Video Presentation:  ONL Social Media Training Presentation



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