Physician informatics demystified

Nurse: “I need help with the computer; patient transfer needs to be completed.” Me: “Ma’am, the patient’s medications are on ‘MAR HOLD,’ which means Medication Administration Record Hold. Therefore, we cannot administer medication unless an attending physician releases this hold. Can we get the physician on the phone for him to reconcile the meds?” Nurse: Read more… Physician informatics demystified originally appeared in KevinMD.com.

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