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The effects of bar-coding technology on medication errors: a systematic literature review.

Hutton K, Ding Q, Wellman G. The Effects of Bar-coding Technology on Medication Errors: A Systematic Literature Review. J Patient Saf. 2021;17(3):e192-e206. doi:10.1097/PTS.0000000000000366.

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April 19, 2017
Hutton K, Ding Q, Wellman G. J Patient Saf. 2021;17(3):e192-e206.

This systematic review of barcoding medication administration demonstrates consistent reductions in medication errors across all included studies following the introduction of barcoding. The authors advocate for continued uptake of this health information technology strategy to enhance safety.

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Hutton K, Ding Q, Wellman G. The Effects of Bar-coding Technology on Medication Errors: A Systematic Literature Review. J Patient Saf. 2021;17(3):e192-e206. doi:10.1097/PTS.0000000000000366.