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VA Technical Reference Model v 20.6

Anywhere RN
Anywhere RN Technology

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Description: Anywhere RN enables nurses to review medication orders at any hospital computer or workstation and select profiled medications to issue from an Omnicell automated dispensing cabinet. The system can generate reports to monitor inventory and manage expired or recalled medications, utilize barcode verification to fulfill, check and restock orders, and centralize medication distribution. The result of this automated workflow can help intercept errors in compounding in real-time, and enforces hard-stops that prevent a user from moving forward until any errors are corrected.

This software connects to a database and stores all data in Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL) Server. Data stored includes patient name, patient Medical Record Number (MRN), medication prescribed, last issued medication, healthcare provider who withdrew the medication, and any issues, waste, and returns.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at Section508@va.gov.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v19.10
Decision Date: 10/02/2019
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Omnicell
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (10/02/2019).