Articles contained in this library reflect the impact of the pandemic on patient harm in the acute care setting.
Washington, DC: United States Government Accountability Office; November 30, 2021. Publication GAO-22-105142.
The medication-use process is highly complex with many steps and risk points for error, and those errors are a key target for improving safety. This Library reflects a curated selection of PSNet content focused on medication and drug errors. Included resources explore understanding harms from preventable medication use, medication safety improvement strategies, and resources for design.
Diagnostic error has been increasingly recognized as an important and evolving patient safety issue. This Primer applies well-established principles of diagnostic error and improvement of diagnostic accuracy to the topic of COVID-19.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; November 2021. AHRQ Pub. No. 22-0005.
Gebeloff R, Thomas K, Silver-Greenberg J. New York Times. December 9, 2021.