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- Communication Improvement 3
- Education and Training 1
- Error Reporting and Analysis 4
- Human Factors Engineering 2
- Legal and Policy Approaches 1
- Logistical Approaches 1
- Quality Improvement Strategies 2
- Clinical Information Systems
- Device-related Complications 1
- Diagnostic Errors 1
- Discontinuities, Gaps, and Hand-Off Problems 1
- Identification Errors 2
- Medication Errors/Preventable Adverse Drug Events 7
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Chun D. Gainsville Sun. August 21, 2006.
This article describes a computerized drug ordering and dispensing system at a Florida hospital.
Grant M. AARP The Magazine. September/October 2010;53:48-51,90-91.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. January 18, 2010;D5.
This column highlights the work of the Institute for Safe Medication Practices and other groups to raise awareness of medication safety issues, including an initiative to distribute error reports to practitioners, called the National Alert Network for Serious Medication Errors.
The Oprah Winfrey Show. March 10, 2009.
This feature spotlights Dennis Quaid's experience with medical errors and offers tips for patients on protecting their health.
Tarkan L. New York Times. September 14, 2008;Health section:7.
This article describes how medical errors may cause serious harm in pediatric patients and offers tips for hospitals and parents to foster safe treatment.
Colvin G. "The Colvin Interview." CNN. February 5, 2007.
This video segment features an interview with two McKesson executives about how health information technology can help prevent medication errors.
Knox R. "All Things Considered." National Public Radio. July 20, 2006.
This story discusses findings from the 2006 Institute of Medicine report on medication errors and includes interviews with James Conway and Michael Cohen.
Arnst C. Business Week. July 17, 2006.
This article discusses improvements made at U.S. Veterans Affairs' hospitals as well as unique elements of the system that support safe and high-quality care.
Cases & Commentaries
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Russ Cucina, MD, MS; July 2006
Despite full documentation and a wristband regarding her severe food allergy, an inpatient is advertently fed eggs and suffers an allergic reaction.
Stires D. Fortune Magazine. May 15, 2006:130-132, 134, 136.
This article reports on the U.S. Veterans Health Administration's successful adoption of health information technology and how it has improved care.
BBC News. August 9, 2005.
This article reports on a prototype electronic wristband that checks medications against a patient's prescription.