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Preventing Medication Errors in the Information Age
Medication errors continue to be a significant problem in health care despite the introduction of technological solutions. This
article suggests a number of nurse-identified areas for improvement.How to Build Momentum for Patient Safety
In this recent blog post, IHI’s Director of Operations in Africa discusses lessons learned in preparing to kick off a 10-hospital patient safety initiative in Ethiopia, Ghana, and South Africa.Mixup Beyond the Medication Label
This case from PSNet’s Cases & Commentaries discusses suggestions for identifying pharmacy prescription-filling errors and preventing adverse drug events.To Prevent Patient Harm, Practice Respect and Deliver Dignity
This blog post describes how a team at Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center is thinking and talking about preventable non-physical harm in the same way as preventable physical harm — by digging into the root causes.