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Colliver V. San Francisco Chronicle. October 28, 2009:A1.
This news story shares the results of a nine-hospital program to improve the safety of medication delivery through minimizing nursing interruptions.
Richtel M. New York Times. December 14, 2011.
Reporting on widespread use of mobile devices (such as iPads and smartphones) in health care, this newspaper article details how technological distractions may increase the risk of errors. A recent AHRQ WebM&M commentary, written by Harvard CIO John Halamka, discusses a case in which a physician, interrupted by a non–work-related text message on a smartphone, forgets to discontinue a dangerous medication.
Gold J. Kaiser Health News and National Public Radio. March 26, 2012.
This news article highlights the risks and benefits of using mobile technology in health care. An AHRQ WebM&M commentary discusses the error mentioned, in which a text message interrupted a medication order.