Idexx Laboratories announces it has developed an in-clinic medication monitoring program that will help veterinarians and their staff monitor if a certain medication is working on a patient.
Idexx Laboratories announces it has developed an in-clinic medicationmonitoring program that will help veterinarians and their staff monitorif a certain medication is working on a patient. The comprehensive programoutlines protocols for prescribing, monitoring and educating staff and clientson long-term use of medications. The program also helps the entire staffbecome invested in this program using testing protocols and client educationprocedures. These can include system reminders to schedule next visits,prescription label reminders, invoice messages, patient chart logs, etc.,the company says.
Veterinarians can learn about medication testing throughIdexx's support materials, including "The Practical Approach to DrugMonitoring," developed by Dr. Ernest Ward and Idexx as a helpful chartthat identifies specific tests to run for monitoring common medications.The program also integrates diagnostic testing for every patient on long-termmedications by using the Idexx VetTest® Chemistry Analyzer for testingon specific organ functions, the company says. The veterinary team is trainedto routinely schedule testing as clients purchase medications.
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