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APSF Committee on Technology. Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation.
Medication errors in anesthesia practice can be result in serious patient harm. This award will recognize organizations that have focused on improving anesthesiology medication delivery through process standardization, information technology use, medication management, and safety culture. The award submission process is now closed.
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John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety Awards. Safety, effectiveness, and efficiency: a Web-based virtual anticoagulation clinic.
Kelly JJ, Sweigard KW, Shields K, Schneider D. Jt Comm J Qual Saf. 2003;29:646-651.
The authors, whose organization also won the American Heart Association's Quest for Quality Prize in 2003, review their development of a clinical support tool to manage warfarin administration safely. The hospitals recognized were Abington Memorial Hospital (PA), William Beaumont Hospital (MI), University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, and Olympic Medical Center (WA).