Wrong-Patient Errors

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Abstract Number: 226

PATIENTS’ ACCEPTANCE OF INCORPORATING THEIR PHOTOGRAPH INTO THE ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD

Background: Wrong-patient order entry errors are common and often have the potential to cause patient harm. The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Patient Identification SAFER Guide recommends displaying patient photographs in [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:21:14-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on PATIENTS’ ACCEPTANCE OF INCORPORATING THEIR PHOTOGRAPH INTO THE ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD

Abstract Number: 218

TITLE: REAL TIME INTERVIEWS TO INVESTIGATE WRONG-PATIENT ERRORS DESPITE PATIENT PHOTOGRAPHS

Background: The electronic health record (EHR) and health care provider workflow process may contribute to patient misidentification or wrong-patient errors. When self-caught by the provider, these errors are classified as near-miss errors. When these errors [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:21:03-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on TITLE: REAL TIME INTERVIEWS TO INVESTIGATE WRONG-PATIENT ERRORS DESPITE PATIENT PHOTOGRAPHS