Journal Article

Effect of the implementation of barcode technology and an electronic medication administration record on adverse drug events.

Truitt E, Thompson R, Blazey-Martin D, et al. Hospital pharmacy. 2016;51:474-83.

Barcode medication administration has been shown to improve medication safety. This pre–post study analyzed voluntary error reports at a single academic medical center and found that adverse drug events decreased after barcode medication administration was implemented, as seen in prior studies.