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VA Technical Reference Model v 21.8

Knowledge Portal for BD Pyxis Medication Technologies
Knowledge Portal for BD Pyxis Medication Technologies Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: Knowledge Portal for BD Pyxis Medication Technologies is a web-based application for hospitals seeking to maintain flexibility in their analytical processes. By combining pre-defined Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) with several custom parameters, a hospital can actively monitor trends, perform root-cause analysis, and share insights throughout the organization. This application can provide access to current and historical inventory and usage data, and is designed to provide users with KPIs and report data to support areas of medication inventory management; including dispensing activities, station optimization, tracking of discrepancies, and system user compliance.

Data collected by this software is stored in a Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL) Server database.
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 v20.8
Decision Date: 08/13/2020
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Becton, Dickinson and Company
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (08/13/2020).