Journal Article

Unintended patient safety risks due to wireless smart infusion pump library update delays.

Hsu K-Y, DeLaurentis P, Bitan Y, et al. Journal of patient safety. 2019;15:e8-e14.

Smart infusion pumps store drug safety information, but this data must be periodically updated. This study demonstrated significant delays in updating the drug information for smart infusion pumps. These delays resulted in failure to alert for two high-risk medication cases, but neither case led to patient harm.