ISMP National Vaccine Errors Reporting Program: one in three vaccine errors associated with age-related factors.
Approach to Improving Safety
Setting of Care
Vaccine errors can hinder immunization efforts in the United States. Summarizing nearly 4 years of data submitted to the ISMP Vaccine Errors Reporting Program, this newsletter article highlights age-related factors that surfaced in the analysis and recommends strategies for improvement such as patient education and age verification.