Insulin pump - transition errors

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Emily Buchanan
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Insulin pump - transition errors

We continue to see errors with insulin pump management at my health system, specifically when insulin pumps are removed because a patient is unable to operate during the acute stay. The error is that basal insulin requirements are not met as patients are usually put on only sliding scale as a transition. Re-education has not been successful and since it's a low-occurrence situation we are struggling to come up with a good solution. Does anyone have a good EHR driven (or other) process in place? One idea was to somehow force a 'time-out' but looking for other ideas.

Thanks! Emily Buchanan