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Significant and sustained reduction in chemotherapy errors through improvement science.

Weiss BD, Scott M, Demmel K, et al. Significant and sustained reduction in chemotherapy errors through improvement science. J Oncol Pract. 2017;13(4)(4):e329-e336. doi:10.1200/JOP.2017.020842.

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April 5, 2017
Weiss BD, Scott M, Demmel K, et al. J Oncol Pract. 2017;13(4):e329-e336.

Prescribing and administering chemotherapy involves complex processes that are vulnerable to error. This study discussed how improvement efforts, including standardization and minimizing interruptions, led to a decrease in the rate of chemotherapy errors reaching patients at a large urban academic pediatric medical center.

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Weiss BD, Scott M, Demmel K, et al. Significant and sustained reduction in chemotherapy errors through improvement science. J Oncol Pract. 2017;13(4)(4):e329-e336. doi:10.1200/JOP.2017.020842.