Scanning out medication errors: Ohio Valley Hospital's automated IV system provides real-time access to patient data.
Approach to Improving Safety
Setting of Care
- Facility and Group Administrators
- Nurse Managers
- Risk Managers
- Quality and Safety Professionals
This article reports on Ohio Valley General Hospital's intravenous safety system. Using bar code scanning to provide important patient information, the system automates checks for intravenous medication administration.