The Hospira LifeCare PCA syringe infusion pump is the most advanced PCA device to help address wrong dose and wrong drug errors. The PCA uses an integrated approach to patient-controlled analgesia and helps to enhance patient safety and efficiency through bar code technology and advanced software design.
In conjunction with Hospira MedNet software, this next-generation system offers an unmatched combination of features for patient-controlled analgesia therapy, including, Hospira MedNet Software with customizable drug libraries, integral bar code reader for medication identification of prefilled and custom-filled vials with pharmacy-generated bar codes, multiple medication rule sets for as many as 18 clinical care area, bar-coded, prefilled medication vials, stored protocols for quick, accurate programming of standing orders and easy-to-use design based on human factors research.
The LifeCare PCA® pump is designed to help reduce infusion-related medication errors through the use of IV-EMR integration and the built-in bar code identification of prefilled and pharmacy-filled drug vials. When integrated with your electronic medical record (EMR) solution, Hospira MedNet® safety software automatically connects your physician medication orders to your LifeCare pumps and automatically documents all infusion data into the EMR. Automatically and wirelessly collect information directly from your LifeCare PCA pump. Reports from MedNet safety software provide valuable, actionable data to your clinical practice. LifeCare PCA’s robust wireless connectivity helps safeguard your data. The LifeCare PCA pump is the first and only PCA pump to offer EMR integration, enabling auto-programming and auto-documentation to help improve safety and clinical workflow efficiency. With Hospira MedNet safety software you can be assured of hard and soft limit utilization and drug library compliance, enhancing patient safety.
The first and only PCA pump with integrated bar code identification of prefilled and pharmacy-filled drug vials, the LifeCare Syringe Pump substantially eliminates the potential for drug and concentration errors at the bedside.