Journal Article
Study

Evaluation of nurse interaction with bar code medication administration technology in the work environment.

Carayon P, Wetterneck TB, Hundt AS, et al. Journal of Patient Safety. 2008;3.

In this AHRQ-funded study, the investigators found large variability in how nurses used a barcode medication administration system. They conclude that directly observing human interaction with technology may be valuable in identifying opportunities for improvement.