BD Institute for Medication Management Excellence

Helping to advance the safe and efficient management of medications across the care continuum

The BD Institute for Medication Management Excellence works with customers and industry thought leaders to transform medication management in meaningful ways and engages others to join the effort. The goal is to identify and support evolutionary―and revolutionary―advancements by encouraging new ways of thinking, new methods, processes, guidelines and best practices to create a foundation for measurable improvements.

The institute strives to consistently deliver high impact thought leadership initiatives. It also works to engage with health systems, clinicians, technology partners, regulatory organizations and thought leaders to create a forum for insightful research and best practices to directly impact patient safety.


Key initiatives include:

1

Diversion management
Addressing medication management and drug diversion issues of the rising opioid epidemic in acute care.

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2

End to end medication safety
Improving medication safety from the pharmacy to administration at the bedside.

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3

Inventory optimization
Driving medication availability to help improve patient outcomes and cost efficiencies across the care continuum.

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Upcoming webinars

Join us for a continuing education series on Innovation in Nursing

Nursing Innovation across the Continuum of Care Webinar Series

As champions for healthcare innovation, nurses drive collaboration towards the successful management, assessment, planning and execution of activities supporting innovation. Nurses are poised to lead efforts that benefit the comprehensive system, and the total process of healthcare excellence. This webinar series will focus on emerging areas of quality in care delivery and innovation supporting positive patient outcomes, patient safety, and clinical engagement.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the current role of nurse champions in innovation.
  • Examine opportunities and issues in inpatient care delivery innovation, focusing on safety and technology.
  • Describe innovation in the community health and outpatient care delivery space, exploring concepts of population health and care equity.

Innovation: Risk Restrictive = Ideation Idles
Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Time: 11 a.m. PT / 2 p.m. ET
Speaker: Lydel Wright, RN, MSN, CEO, Safewatch LLC
One nursing contact hour

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Meeting Communities Where They Are: An Integrated Approach to Addressing Social Determinants of Health
Date: Thursday, December 12, 2019
Time: 11 a.m. PT / 2 p.m. ET
Speaker: Antonette Montalvo, RN, CRNP-BC, MSN, Founder, Visionary Nurse, Co-Founder, Montalvo International Community Health Initiative
One nursing contact hour

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These activities for one contact hour are provided by BD Medical Clinical Resource Services which is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing provider #CEP13136. This certificate must be retained by the attendee for a period of 4 years.

Recorded presentations 

Series Program Speaker Recording
Clinical Innovation in Nursing, part one: The possibilities* (1 nursing contact hour) Judith Cullinane, PhD, RN, MSN, CAGS, CCRN-K, Tufts Medical Center Watch replay
Clinical Innovation in Nursing, part two: The needed business acumen for success* (1 nursing contact hour) Judith Cullinane, PhD, RN, MSN, CAGS, CCRN-K, Tufts Medical Center Watch replay
Clinical Innovation in Nursing, part three: The needed business acumen for success* (1 nursing contact hour) Judith Cullinane, PhD, RN, MSN, CAGS, CCRN-K, Tufts Medical Center Watch replay
Clinical Beneficios clínicos y económicos de la anestesia total intravenosa con sistema TCI: una opción costo efectiva Dr. Ruben Henao,
Jefe del Departamento Quirúrgico en Clínica Palermo, Bogotá, Colombia
Watch replay
Medication safety USP Chapter <800>: Focus on approaches to addressing surface contamination in healthcare settings (1.5 pharmacy CE credit) Patricia C. Kienle, B.S.Pharm., M.P.A.,  FASHP, Chun-Yip Hon, Ph.D., CPHI(C), CRSP, CIH, Wendy R. Gaudet, Pharm.D.  Watch replay
Medication safety Keep your cool! Understanding safety implications and risks affiliated with refrigerated medications* (1 nursing contact hour) Jessalynn Henney, PharmD, Network Medication Safety Director, Community Health Network; Kelly Larrabee Robke, RN, MBA, MS, VP, Clinical Thought Leadership, BD Watch replay
Managing IV therapies Finding and addressing the gaps in the IV medication management process* (1 nursing contact hour) Michelle Mandrack, MSN, RN, Director of Consulting Services, ISMP Watch replay
Managing IV therapies Use of automated technology to improve IV room operations and reduce medication errors Ruth E. Cassidy, B.S. PharmD, FACHE, SVP Clinical Support Services, Chief Pharmacy Officer, SBH Health System Watch replay
Managing IV therapies Peripheral IVs: Infection risks, evidence and patient satisfaction* (1 nursing contact hour) Michelle DeVries, MPH CIC, Senior Infection Control Officer, Methodist Hospitals Watch replay
Managing IV therapies Clinical evidence and product performance: Finding the sweet spot for innovation and improved outcomes* (1 nursing contact hour) Ruth Carrico, PhD, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, FSHEA, CIC Watch replay
Managing IV therapies Decreased vascular access complications: The positive impact* (1 nursing contact hour) Michele Biscossi Watch replay
Managing IV therapies Clinical decision making for the fundamental principles of vascular access and its impact* (1 nursing contact hour) Nadine Nakazawa Watch replay
Managing IV therapies Using audits and EBM to implement change in PIV products, practice, policy and people* (1 nursing contact hour) Russ Nassof Watch replay
Managing IV therapies Changing the safety paradigm on IV medication use: Recognizing the risk and taking action* (1 nursing contact hour) Susan Paparella, MSN, RN, VP, ISMP; Michelle Mandrack, MSN, RN, Director of Consulting Services, ISMP Watch replay
Enterprise medication management Enterprise medication management: The basics Gina Lohr, MPP, Senior Consultant, The Advisory Board Watch replay
Enterprise medication management Enterprise medication strategy: Shared services, shared objectives for the front line Bonnie Levin, Pharm D, MBA, AVP, Pharmacy Services, MedStar Health Watch replay
Diversion management Nursing lens on diversion: Key issues and best practices Carol Mallia, RN, MSN, Associate Director, Massachusetts Nurses Association Watch replay
Diversion management Diversion management: Application of analytics in clinical practice University of Virginia Health System Watch replay
Diversion management Managing controlled substances in operating rooms, procedure areas and ambulatory surgery centers* (1 nursing contact hour) Kimberly New, JD, BSN, RN, Executive Director, International Health Facility Diversion Association Watch replay
Diversion management Medication safety and the opioid crisis: Clinical challenges and practice adaptations* (1 nursing contact hour) Razvan Dumitru, CRNA, DNP, MS, Houston Methodist Hospital Watch replay
Diversion management Decreasing the risk of drug diversion: a nursing viewpoint, a collaborative approach* (1 nursing contact hour) Kimberly New, JD, BSN, RN, Executive Director, International Health Facility Diversion Association Watch replay
Diversion management The role of the medication safety officer in addressing institutional drug diversion* (1 nursing contact hour) Christina Michalek, BSc Pharm, RPh, FASHP, Medication Safety Specialist, ISMP Watch replay
Diversion management Drug diversion in healthcare facilities: A law enforcement perspective John Burke, President, International Health Facility Diversion Association Watch replay
Diversion management Opioid crisis, healthcare systems and drug diversion: legal mandates and patient safety imperatives Chris Fortier, PharmD, Chief Pharmacy Officer, Massachusetts General Hospital Watch replay

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