Medication Error

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 167

A DATA MINING APPROACH TO DETECTING MEDICATION ORDER NEAR MISSES ASSOCIATED WITH ELECTRONIC ORDER SETS

Background: Adverse drug events (ADEs) are responsible for up to 770,000 inpatient injuries and deaths annually in the United States, most of which are from prescribing errors. Electronic order sets are designed to improve quality [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:29-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Patient Safety, Research, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A DATA MINING APPROACH TO DETECTING MEDICATION ORDER NEAR MISSES ASSOCIATED WITH ELECTRONIC ORDER SETS

HM2016 Abstract Number: 190

Effect of Medication Reconciliation Performed by the Pharmacist on Outcomes of Medication Safety and Patient Care

Background: Medication discrepancies, defined as unexplained differences between documented medication regimens, are highly prevalent in the hospital setting and an important contributor to adverse drug events.  In the hospital setting, 27% of all prescribing errors occur [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Innovations Abstracts, Perioperative|Comments Off on Effect of Medication Reconciliation Performed by the Pharmacist on Outcomes of Medication Safety and Patient Care