Journal Article

Significant and sustained reduction in chemotherapy errors through improvement science.

Weiss BD; Scott M; Demmel K; Kotagal UR; Perentesis JP; Walsh KE.

Prescribing and administering chemotherapy involves complex processes that are vulnerable to error. This study discussed how improvement efforts, including standardization and minimizing interruptions, led to a decrease in the rate of chemotherapy errors reaching patients at a large urban academic pediatric medical center.