Order Entry – What is needed today?

One of the newest buzzwords in the hospital arena is CPOE – Computerized Physician Order Entry.  OK, using a computer to enter an order makes sense from a number of points of view. But how does implementing an adult oriented order system help improve care in the NICU? Aren't the needs of the NICU so unique that trying to modify an adult system is like putting a square peg in a round hole?

With Crib Notes, Order Entry is about providing clinicians with tools to improve patient care, patient safety, and overall quality of the care delivered. In order to …

User Alerts – what are needed in the NICU?

With so many daily and future scheduled tasks, what alerts will help you – the caregiver and clinician – remember what is scheduled and what is "due" to be completed?

Crib NotesTM provides a comprehensive alert system covering a wide range of issues. A partial list is below:

Pain Scoring due IV charting due Family contact documentation due Care Path updates due Clinician To-Do List – tests, exams, consults, etc.

Let Crib NotesTM  back you up and ensure that what is due is done in a timely manner.