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Identifying, understanding and overcoming barriers to medication error reporting in hospitals: a focus group study.

Hartnell N, MacKinnon N, Sketris I, et al. Identifying, understanding and overcoming barriers to medication error reporting in hospitals: a focus group study. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;21(5):361-8. doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2011-000299.

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April 11, 2012
Hartnell N, MacKinnon N, Sketris I, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;21(5):361-8.

Underutilization of voluntary error reporting systems can result in a skewed picture of patient safety. This focus group study explored reasons why pharmacists, nurses, and physicians do not voluntarily report medication errors and identified specific barriers to error reporting.

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Hartnell N, MacKinnon N, Sketris I, et al. Identifying, understanding and overcoming barriers to medication error reporting in hospitals: a focus group study. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;21(5):361-8. doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2011-000299.

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