BCMA

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AcronymDefinition
BCMABar Code Medication Administration
BCMABritish Columbia Medical Association
BCMABritish Complementary Medicine Association
BCMABirthplace of Country Music Alliance (Tennessee and Virginia)
BCMABlack Consciousness Movement of Azania
BCMABureau de Coordination du Machinisme Agricole (French: Office of Coordination of Agricultural Machinery)
BCMABillion Cubic Meters per Annum
BCMABoard-Certified Master Arborist (International Society of Arboriculture)
BCMABritish Country Music Association
BCMABig Creek Missile Agency (amateur rocketry group)
BCMABates College Museum of Art (Maine, USA)
BCMABlock Multiplexer Channel Adapter (IBM)
BCMABroadband Circular Microstrip Antenna
BCMABritish Columbia Montessori Association (Canada)
BCMABowling Club Monéteau Auxerre (French bowling club)
BCMABellamy Chisolm Management Agency (Fayetteville, NC)
BCMABurnaby Coquitlam Motorsport Association (Canada)
BCMABucks County Motorcycle Association (Bristol, PA)
References in periodicals archive ?
Evaluation of nurse interaction with bar code medication administration technology in the work environment.
Study of nurse workarounds in a hospital using bar code medication administration system.
LN: Bar code medication administration (BCMA) refers to a technology that is intended to ensure the five rights of medication administration: the right patient, right medication, right dose, right time, and right mode of administration.
She presented on "Evaluating Implementation: Preventing Medication Administration Errors with Bar Code Medication Administration".
However, its implicit emphasis on medication safety led the industry to rush to implement computerized physician order entry (CPOE) and bar code medication administration tools as the solution.
Not only haven't CPOE and bar code medication administration tools solved the problem, but they have also become a distraction from solving the real systemic issues at the heart of "failure to rescue."
Bar code medication administration (BCMA) technology is being implemented slowly in hospitals across the United States.
By 1999, bar code medication administration (BCMA) technology was deployed in virtually all VA facilities.
Consider two examples: direct physician order entry and bar code medication administration.
The system is called "Bar Code Medication Administration," and because taxpayer dollars were used to develop the software, it is available at cost (about $25).