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Jewett C. Kaiser Health News. May 3, 2019.
Transparency has been heralded as a cornerstone to improvement in health care. This news article reports on a government alternative summary reporting program that allowed medical device makers to conceal safety events and malfunction reports associated with medical devices. A new program that expands access to information about device-related failures will be put in place.
Mohr H, Weiss M. Associated Press. November 27, 2018.
ISMP Canada Safety Bulletin. July 31, 2011;11:1-2.
This announcement reports on mistaken intravenous administration of breast milk and provides recommendations to prevent parenteral administration of enteral nutrition.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. July 15, 2010;15:1-2.
This piece describes reports of tubing misconnections and discusses upcoming standards for connectors that will prevent such errors.
Daner WE, Gosselin RC, Raschke R, Vanderveen T. Patient Saf Qual Healthcare. January/February 2009;6:20-25.
This article explains safety challenges commonly associated with heparin, a high-alert medication, and outlines how hospitals and clinicians can prevent these errors.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. November 16, 2006;11:1, 3.
This article discusses the high percentage of reported errors that are related to product or device problems and advocates that the pharmaceutical industry and medical device companies should also be accountable for safety.