Automating ‘Do dose daily’ reminders is reducing ward calls at Redland Hospital
Categories: Patient Safety, Innovation |
Author: Matt Stewart
Posted: 3/11/2015 |
A simple automated telephone reminder call at 3pm each day for RMOs to chart ‘daily dosed’ medications such as insulin has resulted in a 38% reduction in in ward call requests sustained over both weekends and weekdays. This simple cost-effective solution was also positively received by the junior doctors.
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