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Mindful workarounds in bar code medication administration.

Lichtner V, Dowding D. Mindful workarounds in bar code medication administration. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2022;294:740-744. doi: 10.3233/shti220575

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June 8, 2022
Lichtner V, Dowding D. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2022;294:740-744.

Barcode medication administration (BCMA) processes are designed to prevent some types of medication administration errors. This article discusses how BCMA workflows support error prevention and how to identify workarounds that negate these error prevention mechanisms.

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Lichtner V, Dowding D. Mindful workarounds in bar code medication administration. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2022;294:740-744. doi: 10.3233/shti220575