BD announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the BD Intelliport Medication Management System, a management system for manual IV bolus injections.

The Intelliport System is the first system with real-time drug identification, allergy detection before an injection, cumulative dose measurement during an injection, and wireless transmission of information directly to the patient’s electronic medical record (EMR) after administration.

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Through the Intelliport System’s unique IV access site sensor powered by a rechargeable, wireless base and touch-screen tablet technology, important medical information is documented automatically. Healthcare workers can have access to smart-injection-site functionality and medication administration information, which may help reduce medication errors.

The Intelliport System is anticipated to launch in the spring of 2015.

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