Program to improve bar-code print quality
- Improving the bar-coded medication administration system at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Mills, Peter D.; Neily, Julia; Mims, Elizabeth; Burkhardt, Mary E.; Bagian, James // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;8/1/2006, Vol. 63 Issue 15, p1442
The article focuses on the use of improved bar code systems to reduce medication errors at medical centers of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The system of bar-coded medication administration was introduced by the department in 1994. A collaborative breakthrough series (BTS)...
- Bar Codes Are Boring. Moore, Bert // Material Handling Management;Oct2003, Vol. 58 Issue 10, p44
Offers information on bar codes. Applications; Benefits; Drawbacks.
- E-trading needs joined-up product coding to grow. // Builders Merchants Journal;Jun2007 Supplement, p25
Information about several papers discussed at a symposium on e-trading is presented. It notes that the lack of unified product coding is considered as the major problem of merchants who want to switch to EDI software. The BMF Product Data Synchronization Service was launched at the seminar...
- VA eliminates the variables using software to train its employees. J.A. // AHA News;1/27/97, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p4
Reports that the United States Department of Veterans Affairs use a training tool called `Primary Care Management Module' allowing employees to learn at their own pace. Goal to increase employee productivity.
- VA moves ahead in alcoholism treatment and research. // Aging;1990, Issue 361, p51
Examines how the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals are treating alcohol-dependent veterans. What the programs consist of; Eligibility for treatment; Current projects underway.
- New formulary to boost VA's use of generics. Beavers, Norma // Drug Topics;8/4/97 Supplement, Vol. 141 Issue 15, p32S
Reports that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced its decision in August 1997, to launch a national drug formulary in the United States, in an attempt to standardize the list of prescription medications. Hhow the formulary will be managed; Efforts of VA, to promote generic drugs...
- Medical groups want VA medical director to remain a physician. // American Family Physician;11/15/1993, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p1218
Reports that American medical groups protested against the proposed legislation of the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) to repeal the requirement that the chief medical director of the VA be a doctor of medicine.
- VA weighs shift to primary care. Gardner, Jonathan // Modern Healthcare;11/20/95, Vol. 25 Issue 47, p14
Reports on the United States Department of Veterans Affairs's (VA) examination on whether to shift the focus of its residency positions toward the primary care and away from specialties. Number of residency positions funded by VA; Comments from Kenneth Kizer, VA undersecretary for health, on the...
- VA moving to national drug formulary. Gardner, Jonathan // Modern Healthcare;8/12/96, Vol. 26 Issue 33, p22
Reports on the plans of the Department of Veterans Affairs' healthcare system to move to a national drug formulary by mid-1997. Hopes of the VA to sign national purchasing contracts for the 150 drugs frequently prescribed by its physicians; Contracts awarded by VA under the formulary for peptic...