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Experience the Difference of Enterprise-wide Medication Management at #ASHP16 Midyear MeetingDec 5, 2016
LAS VEGAS, Dec. 5, 2016 - BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, will demonstrate an enhanced technology platform designed with the ability to synchronize BD medication management technologies, including the company's leading Pyxis™ and Alaris™ systems, at this year's American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) 2016 Midyear Meeting being held in Las Vegas from Dec. 4-8.
While national data show that approximately 68 percent of medication errors occur during the administration phase, errors can happen during any step of the medication management processi. During last year's ASHP Midyear Meeting, BD revealed how its strong portfolio of solutions can help improve the safety and cost of healthcare during each step of the process. Since then, BD is continuing its focus on creating a new enterprise medication management platform that will harmonize its advanced technologies to close the communication gaps between devices and help optimize the entire medication management process. This unique approach is coupled with new services, backed by clinical experts that will support a hospital or health system to define, execute and measure its medication management processes and continuously improve workflows and optimize processes.
"BD is a leader in medication management technologies because of our continued commitment to innovation and deep understanding of the customer challenges with medications," said Ranjeet Banerjee, worldwide president of Medication Management Solutions for BD. "We know it's not enough to simply have the right technologies in place if they aren't connected to other parts of the process. BD's innovation roadmap includes device hardware, interoperability software, data analytics applications and services creating an interconnected system that is designed to help improve outcomes across the continuum of care."
During ASHP, BD will showcase the medication management processes and illustrate how medication safety and efficiency can be enhanced across the care continuum by combining three key elements to improve customer outcomes:
For more information, or to register for any of the BD-sponsored activities at ASHP, please visit us at Booth #821.
BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. The company supports the heroes on the frontlines of healthcare by developing innovative technology, services and solutions that help advance both clinical therapy for patients and clinical process for healthcare providers. BD and its 65,000 employees have a passion and commitment to help enhance the safety and efficiency of clinicians' care delivery process, enable laboratory scientists to accurately detect disease and advance researchers' capabilities to develop the next generation of diagnostics and therapeutics. BD has a presence in virtually every country and partners with organizations around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues. By working in close collaboration with customers, BD can help enhance outcomes, lower costs, increase efficiencies, improve safety and expand access to healthcare. In 2017, BD welcomed C. R. Bard and its products into the BD family. For more information on BD, please visit bd.com
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