Bar Coding and Radiofrequency ID Tagging
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Dose of technology helps Shands at UF avoid drug errors.
Chun D. Gainsville Sun. August 21, 2006.
Manic for medication safety: bar codes and drug information databases are helping to reduce medication errors.
Rogoski RR. Health Manage Technol. February 2007;28:14, 16-18.
Weber RJ. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. May 2006.
Medication safety issue brief. Bar code implementation strategies.
American Hospital Association, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Hospitals and Health Networks. Hosp Health Netw. July 2005;79:65-66.
Preventing Medication Errors: A $21 Billion Opportunity.
Washington, DC: National Priorities Partnership and National Quality Forum; December 2010.
Drug shortages: a pharmacy informatics perspective.
Edillo PN. Pharm Purch Prod. April 2011;8:26.
Initial clinical evaluation of a handheld device for detecting retained surgical gauze sponges using radiofrequency identification technology.
Macario A, Morris D, Morris S. Arch Surg. 2006;141:659-662.
High rates of adverse drug events in a highly computerized hospital.
Nebeker JR, Hoffman JM, Weir CR, Bennett CL, Hurdle JF. Arch Intern Med. 2005;165:1111-1116.
Medication bar coding: to scan or not to scan?
Galvin L, McBeth S, Hasdorff C, Tillson M, Thomas S. Comput Inform Nurs. 2007;25:86-92.
Effect of bar-code technology on the safety of medication administration.
Poon EG, Keohane CA, Yoon CS, et al. N Engl J Med. 2010;362:1698-1707.
Piecing together medication administration.
Anderson HJ. Health Data Manage. May 1, 2009;17:22.
The impact of a closed-loop electronic prescribing and administration system on prescribing errors, administration errors and staff time: a before-and-after study.
Franklin BD, O'Grady K, Donyai P, Jacklin A, Barber N. Qual Saf Health Care. 2007;16:279-284.
Small patients, big consequences in medical errors.
Tarkan L. New York Times. September 14, 2008;Health section:7.
Churchill WW, Fiumara K. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. April 2009.
Preventing medication errors in hospitals through a systems approach and technological innovation: a prescription for 2010.
Crane J, Crane FG. Hosp Top. Fall 2006;84:3-8.
Surgical errors: new products, protocols help slash the risks.
Williamson JE. Healthcare Purchasing News. January 2006;30:22-25.
Navigating the information technology highway: computer solutions to reduce errors and enhance patient safety.
Koshy R. Transfusion. 2005;45(suppl 4):189S-205S.
Nurses' perceptions of causes of medication errors and barriers to reporting.
Ulanimo VM, O'Leary-Kelley C, Connolly PM. J Nurs Care Qual. 2007;22:28-33.
Survey on LASA drug name pairs: who knows what’s on your list and the best ways to prevent mix-ups?
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. May 21, 2009;14:1-3.
New technology for transfusion safety.
Dzik WH. Br J Haematol. 2007;136:181-90.
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