Prioritization and Identification of Health IT Patient Safety Measures.
Washington, DC: National Quality Forum.
Health information technology (IT) has been widely viewed as a solution to augment the quality and safety of care, but studies have demonstrated unintended consequences associated with its use. This program willassess current health IT concerns and design a framework to reduce risks and measure progress. The deadline to nominate an individual for the committee is October 30, 2014.
Small effort, big payoff...automated maximum dose alerts with hard stops.
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ISMP medication error report analysis.
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Medication errors in paediatric outpatients.
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