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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.
Failed check system for chemotherapy leads to pharmacist's "no contest" plea for involuntary manslaughter.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. April 23, 2009;14:1-2.
This article examines a case in which a health care professional faces criminal charges for a medication error. The piece discusses how criminalization of errors in health care could thwart broader efforts to learn from mistakes.
Levinson DR. Washington, DC: US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General; January 2015. Report No. OEI-01-13-00400.
A widely-reported meningitis outbreak in the United States uncovered quality and safety issues associated with the use of compounded sterile preparations. This publication describes an analysis of five accreditation organizations and their ability to provide oversight and inspection of Medicare hospitals that contract with compounding entities. The authors offer recommendations to help hospitals determine if their compounded sterile preparations contracts ensure products are prepared safely for use, including targeted training for surveyors related to compounding and improved contracting processes.
Journal Article > Study
Zlabek JA, Wickus JW, Mathiason MA. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2011;18:169-172.
Journal Article > Study
The use of a CPOE log for the analysis of physicians' behavior when responding to drug-duplication reminders.
Long A-J, Chang P, Li Y-C, Chiu W-T. Int J Med Inform. 2008;77:499-506.
Journal Article > Commentary
Mark SM, Weber RJ. Hosp Pharm. 2007;42:149-156.
The authors outline the practical considerations in developing a medication patient safety program, including establishing a blame-free environment and collecting and analyzing error data.
Beyzarov E. Drug Topics / Health-System Edition. September 18, 2006.
This article discusses the contamination and sterility issues inherent in the process of compounding drugs.