Bedside Bar Coding Technology and Implementation
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BCMA comprises both hardware and soware designed to enhance the accuracy of medication delivery to a patient. Hardware components can include mobile computers at each bedside and printing systems for placing bar codes on patient identication bands, as well as on medications. Scanning hardware is also used in BCMA. ese devices range from simple linear scanners, capable of reading only linear bar codes, to very complex digital imagers that are able to read a variety of dimensional bar code symbology.