PACU Manager

Automating post-anesthesia clinical documentation

Picis PACU Manager automates the post-anesthesia record, enabling nurses and physicians to better manage the complex and diverse data generated in the demanding post-anesthesia care unit (PACU). PACU Manager automatically captures patient information from medical devices and efficiently documents clinical information to effectively reduce charting time and help improve accuracy, legibility and availability of information.

Picis PACU Manager delivers:

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Automatic collection of important patient information – Collects patient information from monitors, ventilators, laboratory systems, hospital information systems (HIS) and other medical systems and devices, enabling clinicians to spend less time charting
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Contiguous data throughout the perioperative environment – Enables documented data from anesthesia care providers and surgical nurses to be shared and viewable in PACU Manager, providing a seamless flow of information
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Medication Interaction Checking – Provides immediate, intuitive and useful display of potential interactions with the patient's allergies and current medications
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Content Library – Provides a comprehensive set of recommended documentation practices, taking the guesswork out of interpreting regulations that apply to surgical services
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Support for documentation standards – Enables clinicians to establish procedure-based recovery protocols that prompt staff to provide the necessary assessments, interventions and requirements throughout a patient's PACU stay, increasing compliance with regulatory requirements and minimizing liability exposure
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Clear visibility to fluids and medications – Automatically records and displays fluids and medications documentation, increasing the time that nurses spend with patients
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Powerful data correlation – Displays trends graphically to provide clinicians with a visual image of correlated data to help enhance patient care and rapidly make appropriate changes in treatment when necessary
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Quality reporting and compliance – Provides a Quality Reporting Portal to automatically collect data and create reports of quality measures, allowing quality auditors and other hospital staff to merge Picis data with data from other departments into a hospital-wide quality reporting system