Despite the benefits it offers – particularly in terms of patient safety – smart pump and EMR integration has sustained slow growth, according to KLAS. But that could change, depending on a few factors.
More solutions are entering the market with the goal of identifying patients at risk for opioid use disorder, improving prescribing practices, and enhancing patient care. But are they meeting providers’ needs? KLAS’ Jackson Tate takes a closer look.
Although legislative efforts to fund opioid reduction programs are critical, the real difference is being made at the local level, says Jackson Tate, who discusses the findings from KLAS’ recent study.