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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Newspaper/Magazine Article

Getting closer to the bull's eye: 2014–2015 Targeted Medication Safety Best Practices.

Institute for Safe Medication Practices; ISMP.

Benchmarks tracking a wide spectrum of care activities enable comparison that can drive organizational commitment to improving safety. This newsletter article examines survey responses from nearly 400 hospitals which demonstrated modest progress in implementation of medication safety best practices that recommended strategies to augment safety, such as utilizing metric units as the only scale of measure for patient weight.