What’s in a name?
Would you believe me if I told you a COW and BMW are the same thing? Probably not, but in the world of healthcare they are! The acronyms COW and BMW refer to the mobile workstations nurses use to document patient information, dispense medication, and store their supplies during the multiple rounds they make each day. The fact is, these aren’t the only two acronyms hospitals use, and there are actually many more. Below are a few of the most common acronyms we’ve come across.