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- Education and Training 1
- Human Factors Engineering 2
- Quality Improvement Strategies 1
- Specialization of Care 2
- Technologic Approaches
- Diagnostic Errors 1
- Discontinuities, Gaps, and Hand-Off Problems 2
- Medical Complications 1
- Medication Safety 5
- Surgical Complications 1
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Haya R. Rubin, MD, PhD; Vera T. Fajtova, MD; May 2004
To achieve tight glucose control, a hospitalized diabetes patient is placed on an insulin drip. Prior to minor surgery, he is made NPO and becomes severely hypoglycemic.
Perspectives on Safety > Interview
Electronic Tools for Patient Safety: Engaging Patients and Providers, September 2015
Dr. Arora is Director of GME Clinical Learning Environment Innovation and Assistant Dean for Scholarship and Discovery at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. We spoke with her about the intersection of health information technology and patient safety.
Moore G. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. November/December 2006;3:28-30, 32-33.
Scott A. Drug Topics (Health-System Edition). November 10, 2008.
This article discusses hospital efforts to respond to the Joint Commission sentinel event alert regarding anticoagulants and highlights improvement strategies.
Anderson HJ. Health Data Manage. May 1, 2009;17:22.
This article discusses efforts to support medicine administration through various information technology techniques. It is second in a three-part series on patient safety and computerization.
Journal Article > Commentary
Stein DM, Stetson PD. Acad Med. 2011;86:804-806.
This commentary suggests standardized sign-outs can improve communication and handoffs.
Journal Article > Study
An observational study to evaluate the usability and intent to adopt an artificial intelligence–powered medication reconciliation tool.
Long J, Yuan MJ, Poonawala R. Interact J Med Res. 2016;5:e14.
This study describes the development of a tablet-based program that includes artificial intelligence elements for guiding patients through medication reconciliation. The researchers observed 10 patients using the tool and collected survey feedback on its usability and value from a small number of physicians, nurses, and patients.