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Reducing medical errors

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Health

Reducing medical errors

a review of innovative strategies to improve patient safety : hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, second session, May 8, 2002

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Health

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. [Congressional Sales Office] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical errors -- United States -- Prevention,
  • Medicine -- Practice -- United States -- Safety measures

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 90 p. :
    Number of Pages90
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15518771M
    ISBN 100160688531
    OCLC/WorldCa50762016

      AHRQ-Funded Patient Safety Research on Reducing Medication, Diagnostic Errors Press Release Date: November 5, Research studies funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and published today in Health Affairs highlight challenges and potential strategies for making health care safer in the United States.   Institute for Safe Medication Practices Lakeside Drive, Suite Horsham, PA ()

      Health systems and hospitals can effectively reduce medication errors, the guidelines say. “While medication errors cannot always be prevented, organizations can mitigate and reduce harm through robust system redesign, help employees make safe behavioral choices, and understand why people make the choices they make.   Medication Use: A Systems Approach to Reducing Errors 2nd Edition by Jr. Porche, Robert A. (Editor), Michael R. Cohen (Foreword) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important? ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats.

    by Richard Allan Soliven 2/8/ PM I am particularly interested on this section because as a clinical instructor, I am handling students who are still starting to gain confidence when giving medications. In this article, I am amazed with the incorporation of the FMEA tool where it assesses the loopholes of the processes for medications administration.   The benefits of automation have been realized in clinical laboratories more than anywhere else in healthcare. Nonetheless, it is hard to reliably automate everything in the lab, and the manual work that remains is copious and tends to be error-prone. For example, in a lab that processes millions of test requisitions, manual handling of 1% of the requisitions means there are tens of thousands.


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Reducing medical errors by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Health Download PDF EPUB FB2

Medication Errors is the most comprehensive, a01itative examination of the causes of and means to preventing medication errors in print. It helps readers understand the system-based causes of medication errors, including pharmaceutical trademarks, drug packaging and labeling, and error-prone abbreviations and dose expressions, as well as the patients role in preventing medication errors.3/5(1).

Medical errors are a serious public health problem and a leading cause of death in the United States. It is a difficult problem as it is challenging to uncover a consistent cause of errors and, even if found, to provide a consistent viable solution that minimizes the chances of a recurrent by: 4.

The FDA enhanced its efforts to reduce medication errors by dedicating more resources to drug safety, which included forming a new division on medication errors at the agency in As medical litigation continues to increase, the best defence for doctors is to be aware of, and avoid, medical errors.

This book focuses on the key legal issues including medical documentation, which reduce risk and liability when handled correctly.

It contains chapters on difficult patients and special issues for emergency physicians. Medication errors can happen to anyone in any place, including your own home and at the doctor's office, hospital, pharmacy and senior living facility. Kids are especially at high risk for medication errors because they typically need different drug doses than adults.

Knowing what you're up against can help you play it safe. Yet, inmedical errors are about as prevalent as in “To Err Is Human” was an uneasy read; so is a September report on patient safety from the World Health Organization.

Instead, this book sets forth a national agenda--with state and local implications--for reducing medical errors and improving patient safety through the design of a safer health system. After all, to err is human.

Instead, this book sets forth a national agenda--with state and local implications--for reducing medical errors and improving patient safety through the. An effective CDSS can assist users of an EMR to significantly reduce medical errors and thus making healthcare more efficient and promoting the quality of health care.

Despite the federal government's recent unveiling of grants and incentives for the adoption of HIT, health care providers still face numerous challenges in transitioning to the.

One recent study in two of the most highly regarded hospitals in the world discovered serious or potentially serious medication errors in the care of out of every patients,1 and the Harvard Medical Practice Study, which reviewed over 30 hospital records in New York state, found injuries from care itself (“adverse events”) to.

Landrigan CP, Rothschild JM, Cronin JW, et al. Effect of reducing interns’ work hours on serious medical errors in intensive care units. N Engl J Med ; - Free Full Text. Journals & Books; Help Download PDF VolumeIssue 1, 6 JunePages FMEA: A model for reducing medical errors.

Author links open overlay panel Maria Laura Chiozza a Clemente Ponzetti b. Show more. https://doi dating back to the s included critical systems in the development and manufacture of drugs and in the. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration received approximat reports of medication errors (prehospital and in-hospital) from Ï Because many medication errors aren't reported, this.

Today, reducing medication errors and improving patient safety have become common topics of discussion for the president of the United States, federal and state legislators, the insurance industry, pharmaceutical companies, health care professionals, and patients.

But this is not news to clinical ph. Abstract. OBJECTIVE: To systematically examine the research literature to identify which interventions reduce medication errors in pediatric intensive care units.

DATA SOURCES: Databases were searched from inception to April STUDY SELECTION AND DATA EXTRACTION: Studies were included if they involved the conduct of an intervention with the intent of reducing medication errors.

It explores the nature of medical error, its incidence in different health care settings, and strategies for minimizing errors and their harmful consequences to patients.

Written by leading authorities, it discusses the practical issues involved in reducing errors in health care - for the clinician, the health policy adviser, and ethical and.

Hospital Medication Errors: Reducing Your Risk Medication errors are unfortunately common in the practice of healthcare. Hospital medication errors are especially scary. A Medication Safety Focus (MSF) group was formed at a large hospital in South Texas to determine appropriate actions for the reported increase in medication errors.

Conclusions: Pharmacists completing medication management plans in the discharge summary significantly reduced the rate of medication errors (including errors of high and extreme risk) in medication summaries for general medical patients. Australia New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry number: ACTRN Ways to Prevent Medical Errors - A 24 Year Odyssey.

by V. Yinka Vidal, BS. This is the first book of its kind identifying systemic failures in hospitals and helping to design solutions without targeting any institution.

According to the book Medical Error, it is defined as a “preventable adverse effect of medical care, whether or not it is evident or harmful to the patient.” (Emphasis added.) Can we reduce the number of medical errors, and more importantly, the adverse effects of these errors on patients?.

Medication errors constitute a category of errors that occur more frequently in healthcare units. They refer to every preventable event that may cause or lead to the inappropriate use of medicines or patient injury, during the therapeutic process.

This type of events may be associated with professional practices, healthcare products, procedures, and systems including prescription. The results of the Safe Surgery Project have been impressive in terms of reducing surgical errors and improving patient safety.

According to Smith, the Center for Transforming Healthcare was able to help participating organizations reduce the number of cases with risks by 46 percent in the scheduling area, 63 percent in pre-op and 51 percent in.