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Pump up the volume: tips for increasing error reporting and decreasing patient harm.

ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute care edition. August 26, 2021;26(17);1-5. 

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ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute care edition. August 26, 2021;26(17);1-5. 

| September 8, 2021

Error reporting is an essential contributor to system safety improvement. This article examines weaknesses in error reporting behaviors, characteristics of organizations and technologies that facilitate underreporting and ineffective report analysis. The piece shares recommendations to enhance adverse event reporting to support learning.