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Tjaša Zajc

Tjaša Zajc is a former healthcare journalist, curious about how technologies are healing healthcare globally, and how to connect the right stakeholders for the best benefit of the patient.

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healthcare, paperless hospital, e-health, ePMA, OPENeP, medication management, electronic prescribing, mental health

Webinar summary: “Electronic medication management (ePMA) implementation takes at least seven to nine months”

January 11, 2019 Tjaša Zajc
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On 8 January, we hosted a webinar about the needs and challenges of electronic prescribing and medicine administration (ePMA) in mental health trusts in the UK.
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healthcare, paperless hospital, e-health, healthcare applications, ePMA, OPENeP, Medication reconciliation discharge summary, medication

Why is medication management more demanding in mental health trusts?

January 03, 2019 Tjaša Zajc
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Mental health trusts differ considerably in terms of medication management when compared to acute care trusts, as the work environment is considerably different. The demands for care in this context are also rising due to an increase in the number of people receiving treatment and care for mental health conditions. However, that is only the first of many factors.
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healthcare, paperless hospital, e-health, healthcare applications, ePMA, OPENeP, Medication reconciliation discharge summary, medication

“People still wait for up to 10 hours for discharge.”

December 19, 2018 Tjaša Zajc
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Christine Wadsworth is an experienced British pharmacist with more than 25 years of experience in the profession. She has worked in almost every pharmacist job you can imagine: first as an assistant at a local pharmacy in her teens, as a Consultant in ‘Boots’ – a UK chain of community pharmacies, in a clinical setting as a clinical pharmacist in Billinge Hospital in Wigan, England, then moving to ...
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Medication discrepancies: up to 67% of patients coming to the hospital have them

December 14, 2018 Tjaša Zajc
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Up to 67% of patients admitted to the hospital have unintended medication discrepancies, and these discrepancies are also common at discharge (1). Medication reconciliation at admission, during a patient’s stay, and at discharge are the first steps towards accurate and informed decision making for patient care.
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e-prescribing, electronic prescribing, ePMA, healthcare applications, e-health, NHS Ecosystem, OPENeP, medication management, Medication administration, Medication reconciliation discharge summary

Seven things to think about before buying an ePMA

October 31, 2018 Tjaša Zajc
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  The reasons for implementing an electronic prescribing and medication management system, or ePMA, are clear. An ePMA reduces the stress of healthcare workers, and also helps to save the lives of patients. While ePMA systems might already seem to be a self-evident and indispensable part of every hospital in today’s digital age, many hospitals are only just starting their digital transformation. ...
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