Ochsner Health System of New Orleans in the US has implemented an anaesthesia information and drug management system to better capture professional fees and document conditions.

Ochsner has deployed DocuSys’ Anesthesia Information Management and Anesthesia Drug Management systems in 41 anaesthetising locations at the Ochsner Medical Center and the Ochsner-Merrill Hines Surgery Center.

The new systems will support barcode scanning of anaesthesia drugs and advanced narcotic tracking, and serve as a coding module to better capture professional fees, DocuSys said.

The non-profit hospital will also install DocuSys’ Presurgical Care Management System, an advanced risk management and pre-surgical testing management solution, by the end of 2009.