LifeCare PCA

Patient-Controlled Analgesia Infusion System With Full IV-EHR Interoperability

Safety Driven

From the hardware to the software, safety is at the core of our technology, helping you reduce infusion-related medication errors.1

Full IV-EHR Interoperability

Help your team share critical information to improve patient care with full IV-EHR interoperability.2

Patient Focused

Help put your patients at ease with technology specifically designed for self-administration of pain medication.


Proactive Pain Management With Full IV-EHR Interoperability

You can feel confident that you are delivering the right drug at the right dose and in the right concentration, because the LifeCare PCA infusion system is the first and only3 PCA system with an integrated barcode reader and full IV-EHR interoperability. It also offers streamlined programming and enhanced wireless security, helping you provide accurate pain management therapy through safety-enhanced technology.

Enhancing Your Success in Pain Management

  • Help Reduce Medication Errors

    With IV-EHR interoperability and automatic barcode identification of drug vials
  • Increase Clinician Efficiency

    Connect your medication orders to your LifeCare PCA pumps and document data into the EHR
  • Support Quality Initiatives

    Reports from MedNet™ safety software provide valuable data to your clinical practice
  • Robust Cybersecurity

    LifeCare PCA's robust wireless connectivity helps safeguard your data

The Infusion System That Helps Ensure Patient Safety

Designed specifically to help prevent medication errors1, the forward-thinking features of the LifeCare PCA infusion system help ensure an environment where patient safety is secured. ICU Medical's full IV-EHR interoperability, when combined with LifeCare PCA and Plum 360TM infusion systems, allows for coverage of both general and pain-management infusion.

Full IV-EHR Interoperability

The LifeCare PCA infusion system is the first and only3 PCA system to offer full IV-EHR interoperability, enabling smart pump programming and infusion documentation to help improve safety, clinical documentation, and workflow efficiency.

ICU Medical MedNet Safety Software

With ICU Medical MedNet safety software, you can be assured of hard and soft limit utilization and drug library compliance, enhancing patient safety.

Integrated Barcode Reader

The first and only3 PCA Infusion system with integrated barcode identification of prefilled and pharmacy-filled drug vials. LifeCare PCA substantially eliminates4the potential for drug and concentration errors at the bedside.

Safety Driven, Patient Focused

Automatic Drug Identification

  • Integrated barcode reader confirms drug and concentration when using ICU Medical's PCA or custom pharmacy-filled drug vials

Prefilled, Barcoded Vials

  • Convenient, cost-effective components help to reduce errors and streamline clinician workflow

Connectivity for Operational Efficiency

  • Full IV-EHR interoperability
  • Robust wireless capabilities enable faster, more reliable downloads
  • Remotely view infusion information in realtime5 from outside the patient room

Intuitive, User-Friendly Design

  • Easy-to-read confirmation screens
  • Straightforward programming screens
  • Clear, easy-to-read numeric keypad

Improved Keypad Functionality

  • Larger numerical buttons
  • Increased tactility

Spend Less Time Documenting Data and More Time Using Data to Provide Better Patient Care

Your mission is to deliver the best pain-management therapy. Ours is to help make it possible. With ICU Medical services, our team of medical and technical experts are ready to serve and support you. Our commitment to your success doesn't end with your investment in the LifeCare PCA infusion system. It's just the start.

Results from individual site. Results may vary by facility.
For use with list number 20837-04.
℞ Only. For safe and proper use of this device, please refer to the appropriate manual.


  1. ICU Medical Inc. Data on file. Design record, Document No. 820828-0019.
  2. Prusch AE, Suess TM, Paoletti RD, et al. Integrating technology to improve medication administration. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2011;68(9):835-842.
  3. ICU Medical Inc. Data on file. Websites: references for PCA competitors. Accessed June 2015.
  4. ICU Medical Inc. Data on file. LifeCare PCA Trace Matrix, Document No. 3002-0015.
  5. ICU Medical Inc. Data on file. MedNet Software User Guide. Document No. 430-98343-001 (A, 2016-8).

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