IMPROVING PATIENT CARE AT THE BEDSIDE
There have been tremendous advancements in pharmaceutical therapies, diagnostic tools, and complete treatment technologies over the last three decades. However, little progress has been made to improve day-to-day patient bedside care. Until now.
The MOD® - Medication on Demand - is a patient-controlled oral drug delivery system that provides hospitals, healthcare professionals and patients a better way to manage pain. The MOD® offers multiple benefits to users and providers, including increased patient satisfaction and comfort, and greater overall nursing staff satisfaction while achieving compliance with The Joint Commission (TJC) requirements. The MOD® delivers improved bedside patient care. The MOD® puts the patient in control of their oral pain medication delivery.
The device is locked onto an IV pole, delivered to the patient's bedside and placed within easy reach of the patient. The patient wears a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) wristband programmed into the device for the exclusive use by that patient only. When the lock-out interval has passed, the patient sees the bright green ready light on the MOD®. To request a dose of medication the patient follows these three easy steps...
Avancen MOD Corporation Earns AdvaMed Code of Ethics Certification
Avancen MOD Corporation recently earned the AdvaMed Code of Ethics Certification. Avancen is committed to supporting ethical collaborations that support bringing new, safe, and effective technologies that benefit patients.
Embedded RFID for Medical Devices
An exploration into how embedded RFID helps improve patient safety and provide patients with a quality medical experience. The Medication on Demand incorporates passive embedded RFID into its safety and security profile.
Nursing Time Study for the Administration of a Oral PRN Analgesic on an Orthopedic Postoperative Unit
As needed (PRN) oral opioid analgesics are an integral part of many orthopedic postoperative multimodal pain management regimens. However, the unpredictable nature of this dosing method can lead to disruptions in the process of administering the medication, as well as be an interruption to regular nursing activities. This quantitative time study tested the hypothesis...
Flagler Hospital Study Finds Orthopedic Surgery Patients Have Better Pain Control Using MOD Device
Poster Presentation given by Flagler Hospital, St. Augustine at the 2013 National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON) National Congress - A Comparison of the Traditional Method of Oral PRN Pain Medication Delivery to an Electronic Oral Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA) Device Following Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA)