Journal Article

Standardized patient identification and specimen labeling: a retrospective analysis on improving patient safety.

Kim JK, Dotson B, Thomas S, et al. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 2013;68:53-6.

A systems-level protocol was effective in decreasing dermatology specimen labeling errors at a large academic medical center in this study. Specimen labeling accuracy has been suggested as a potential patient safety measure.