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- Logistical Approaches
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- Technologic Approaches 5
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Search results for "Newspaper/Magazine Article"
Ungar L. USA Today. February 1, 2015.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. January 13, 2011;16:1-4.
This article reports results from a survey on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services "30-minute rule" and provides a set of revised guidelines.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. September 9, 2010;15:1-6.
This piece highlights nurses' responses to a national survey that explored problems associated with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) medication administration timing requirement.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. September 11, 2008;13:1-3.
This article discusses a medication error associated with a new smart pump system and describes strategies to prevent errors when well-established processes are changed.
Health Manage Techol. April 2007;28:30-32, 34.
This article describes a health system's implementation of bar coding technology to support safe medication administration.
Scalise D, Lazar C. Hosp Health Netw. May 2006:80:5,48,2.
The authors discuss the kinds of errors that occur in emergency departments and outline processes for minimizing their occurrence.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert. June 2, 2005.
This article summarizes the effects of workplace fatigue and provides suggestions for minimizing it.
Kowalczyk L. Boston Globe. September 17, 2005:A1.
This article reports on changes that hospitals are making to curb long work hours for nurses and how such efforts could reduce potential errors.
Tugend A. New York Times. September 17, 2005;Business/Finance section:9.
This article discusses concerns about nurse shortages and why a patient or family might consider retaining a private-duty nurse for a hospital stay.
Ostrom CM. The Seattle Times. May 21, 2005.
This article reports how one medical center changed their preoperative procedures after a "near miss." The hospital's patient-safety approach is designed to openly identify and evaluate incidents to prevent future mistakes.