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Using smart pumps to understand and evaluate clinician practice patterns to ensure patient safety.

Mansfield J, Jarrett S. Using smart pumps to understand and evaluate clinician practice patterns to ensure patient safety. Hosp Pharm. 2013;48(11):942-950. doi:10.1310/hpj4811-942.

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February 12, 2014
Mansfield J, Jarrett S. Hosp Pharm. 2013;48(11):942-950.

This study found that smart pumps protect against many serious medication errors, potentially saving approximately $30 million per year for the Carolinas HealthCare System. This return-on-investment analysis was used to gain support for creating a medication safety officer position.

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Mansfield J, Jarrett S. Using smart pumps to understand and evaluate clinician practice patterns to ensure patient safety. Hosp Pharm. 2013;48(11):942-950. doi:10.1310/hpj4811-942.