hospital medication systems
Summary: Overall systems, traditional or automated, to provide medication to patients in hospitals. Elements of the system are: handling the physician's order, transcription of the order by nurse and/or pharmacist, filling the medication order, transfer to the nursing unit, and administration to the patient.
Publications199 found, 100 shown here
- Hospital drug distribution systems in the UK and Germany--a study of medication errorsK Taxis
Centre for Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, London, UK
Pharm World Sci 21:25-31. 1999..Errors occurring with the traditional system and the unit dose system may be reduced if the original prescription is used for medication administration...
- Effects of computerized physician order entry and clinical decision support systems on medication safety: a systematic reviewRainu Kaushal
Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Partners HealthCare System, Boston, Mass, USA
Arch Intern Med 163:1409-16. 2003..Iatrogenic injuries related to medications are common, costly, and clinically significant. Computerized physician order entry (CPOE) and clinical decision support systems (CDSSs) may reduce medication error rates...
- The impact of computerized physician order entry on medication error preventionD W Bates
Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 6:313-21. 1999..A small proportion do have the potential to cause injury, and some cause preventable adverse drug events...
- Medication errors in hospitals: computerized unit dose drug dispensing system versus ward stock distribution systemJean Eudes Fontan
Pharmacie et Laboratoire de Toxico pharmacologie, Hôpital Robert Debré AP HP, 48 Bd Serurier 75019 Paris, France
Pharm World Sci 25:112-7. 2003....
- Prescribing errors in hospital inpatients: their incidence and clinical significanceB Dean
Department of Practice and Policy, The School of Pharmacy, University of London, London WC1N 1AX, UK
Qual Saf Health Care 11:340-4. 2002..This pilot study sought to investigate their incidence in one UK hospital...
- Role of computerized physician order entry systems in facilitating medication errorsRoss Koppel
Department of Sociology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104 USA
JAMA 293:1197-203. 2005..Published studies report that CPOE reduces medication errors up to 81%. Few researchers, however, have focused on the existence or types of medication errors facilitated by CPOE...
- Comparison of methods for detecting medication errors in 36 hospitals and skilled-nursing facilitiesElizabeth A Flynn
Center for Pharmacy Operations and Designs, Department of Pharmacy Care Systems, Harrison School of Pharmacy, Auburn University AU, Auburn, AL, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 59:436-46. 2002..Pharmacy technicians were more efficient and accurate than R.N.s and L.P.N.s in collecting data about medication errors...
- Computerized physician order entry and medication errors in a pediatric critical care unitAmy L Potts
Department of Pharmaceutical Services, Vanderbilt Children s Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee 37212 1565, USA
Pediatrics 113:59-63. 2004..The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of CPOE on the frequency of errors in the medication ordering process in a pediatric critical care unit (PCCU)...
- Computerized physician order entry: helpful or harmful?Robert G Berger
University of North Carolina School of Medicine, UNC Health Care System, CB 7280, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:100-3. 2004..Installation of such systems could actually increase the number of adverse drug events and result in higher overall medical costs, particularly in the first few years of their adoption...
- Medication errors: a prospective cohort study of hand-written and computerised physician order entry in the intensive care unitRob Shulman
Pharmacy Department, University College London Hospitals, Middlesex Hospital, London, UK
Crit Care 9:R516-21. 2005..The study aimed to compare the impact of computerised physician order entry (CPOE) without decision support with hand-written prescribing (HWP) on the frequency, type and outcome of medication errors (MEs) in the intensive care unit...
- High rates of adverse drug events in a highly computerized hospitalJonathan R Nebeker
Veterans Administration Salt Lake City Health Care System, Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Arch Intern Med 165:1111-6. 2005..We describe the frequency and type of inpatient ADEs that occurred following the adoption of multiple computerized medication ordering and administration systems, including computerized physician order entry (CPOE)...
- Drug-dispensing errors in the hospital pharmacyTânia Azevedo Anacleto
Hospital Joao XXIII, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
Clinics (Sao Paulo) 62:243-50. 2007..To determine the dispensing error rate and to identify factors associated with them, and to propose prevention actions...
- Contrasting views of physicians and nurses about an inpatient computer-based provider order-entry systemM Weiner
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 6:234-44. 1999..The authors assessed how physicians and nurses viewed the effects of one modified commercial POE system on time spent patients, resource utilization, errors with orders, and overall quality of care...
- Medication errors and drug-dispensing systems in a hospital pharmacyTânia Azevedo Anacleto
Faculty of Pharmacy, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
Clinics (Sao Paulo) 60:325-32. 2005....
- The frequency and potential causes of dispensing errors in a hospital pharmacyAdnan Beso
Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Pharm World Sci 27:182-90. 2005..To determine the frequency and types of dispensing errors identified both at the final check stage and outside of a UK hospital pharmacy, to explore the reasons why they occurred, and to make recommendations for their prevention...
- Impact of computerized physician order entry on clinical practice in a newborn intensive care unitLeandro Cordero
Pediatrics and Obstetrics, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
J Perinatol 24:88-93. 2004..To study the impact of computerized physician order entry (CPOE) on selected neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) practices...
- Evaluating dispensing error detection rates in a hospital pharmacyN J Facchinetti
Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269, USA
Med Care 37:39-43. 1999..The study tested whether nonpharmacists, in this case licensed practical nurses/medication nurses, were as competent as pharmacists in checking for errors in unit dose cassettes prepared for hospital patients...
- [Detection and classification of medication errors at Joan XXIII University Hospital]S Jornet Montaña
Servicio de Farmacia, Hospital Universitari Joan XXIII, Tarragona
Farm Hosp 28:90-6. 2004..The acceptance of this voluntary report system's implementation was also assessed...
- Assessing medication prescribing errors in pediatric intensive care unitsMichael A Cimino
Children s Hospital of Buffalo Kaleida Health, Buffalo, NY, USA
Pediatr Crit Care Med 5:124-32. 2004..To evaluate a matrix for determining the predominant type, cause category, and rate of medication prescribing errors, and to explore the effectiveness of hospital-based improvement initiatives among pediatric intensive care units (PICUs)...
- Educational intervention: a tool for decreasing medication errorsSankar Navaneethan
Int J Qual Health Care 17:83. 2005
- Patient safety and computerized medication ordering at Brigham and Women's HospitalG J Kuperman
Department of Information Systems, Partners HealthCare System, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Improv 27:509-21. 2001..Computerized physician order entry (CPOE), one important way that technology can be used to improve the medication process, has been in place at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH; Boston) since 1993...
- Dispensing error rate after implementation of an automated pharmacy carousel systemScott Oswald
Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Stanford, CA, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:1427-31. 2007..A study was conducted to determine filling and dispensing error rates before and after the implementation of an automated pharmacy carousel system (APCS)...
- How many hospital pharmacy medication dispensing errors go undetected?Jennifer L Cina
Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:73-80. 2006..A study was conducted at an academic tertiary care hospital to characterize the incidence and severity of medication dispensing errors in a hospital pharmacy...
- The effect of computer-assisted prescription writing on emergency department prescription errorsKenneth E Bizovi
Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97201, USA
Acad Emerg Med 9:1168-75. 2002..To determine whether computer-assisted prescription writing reduces the frequency of prescription errors in the emergency department (ED)...
- Improving medication safety: the measurement conundrum and where to startDavid C Classen
The University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84103, USA
Int J Qual Health Care 15:i41-7. 2003..This paper reviews approaches to measuring medication safety from the perspective of both harm and error, and outlines a strategy that combines both approaches in the electronic era...
- Adverse drug events caused by medication errors in medical inpatientsBeat Hardmeier
Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Department of Medicine, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
Swiss Med Wkly 134:664-70. 2004..In view of growing concern in recent years regarding medication errors as causes of adverse drug events (ADEs), we explore the frequency and characteristics of error-associated ADEs in medical inpatients...
- Computerized physician order entry systems: the right prescription?Ross Koppel
Sociology Department and School of Medicine, Center for Excellence in Patient Medication Safety, University of Pennsylvania, USA
LDI Issue Brief 10:1-4. 2005..This Issue Brief summarizes research that sounds a cautionary note about the potential for computerized systems to facilitate medication errors, as well as reduce them...
- Specificity of computerized physician order entry has a significant effect on the efficiency of workflow for critically ill patientsNaeem A Ali
The Dorthy M Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
Crit Care Med 33:110-4. 2005..Little is known regarding the essential attributes of CPOE in the intensive care unit (ICU)...
- Preventing medication errors: a summaryDavid W Bates
Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:S3-9; quiz S24-6. 2007..To summarize key recommendations and supporting evidence from the most recent Institute of Medicine (IOM) report, Preventing Medication Errors...
- Compelling features of a safe medication-use systemWilliam N Kelly
William N Kelly Consulting, Inc, Oldsmar, FL 34677, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:1461-8. 2006
- The need for organizational change in patient safety initiativesJames G Anderson
Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2059, USA
Int J Med Inform 75:809-17. 2006..This study describes a computer simulation model that has been developed to explore organizational changes required to improve patient safety based on a medication error reporting system...
- Case study: identifying potential problems at the human/technical interface in complex clinical systemsMargaret Caudill-Slosberg
VA National Quality Scholars Fellowship Program, 215 North Main Street, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
Am J Med Qual 20:353-7. 2005....
- Errors prevented by and associated with bar-code medication administration systemsGary L Cochran
Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Pharmacy, Omaha, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:293-301, 245. 2007..As expected, bar-code medication administration systems can prevent medication errors. However, health care organizations must be aware of identified failure points in bar coding that may contribute to errors...
- Errors in medicine administration: how can they be minimised?Ramya Venkatraman
Royal London Hospital, London
J Perioper Pract 18:249-53. 2008....
- Medication errors in inpatient pharmacy operations and technologies for improvementSeth Alan Kuiper
University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, Ann Arbor, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:955-9. 2007
- Medication reconciliation: developing and implementing a programMandalyn Schwarz
Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, MD, USA
Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 18:503-7. 2006..This low-cost, high-impact safely initiative, if planned and performed strategically, can have a significant effect on patient safety...
- Opportunities for pharmacyPhilip J Schneider
Latiolais Leadership Program, College of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:S10-6; quiz S24-6. 2007..To summarize key points from the most recent Institute of Medicine (IOM) report, Preventing Medication Errors, and their relevance to health-system pharmacists...
- Inside a closed-loop medication strategyCynthia T Williams
St Vincent s Hospital, Birmingham, Ala, USA
Nurs Manage 35:8-9, 24. 2004
- Effect of computerisation on the quality and safety of chemotherapy prescriptionMarc Voeffray
Pharmacy Service, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
Qual Saf Health Care 15:418-21. 2006..Multiple errors can occur during the prescription, the transmission of documents and the drug delivery processes, and lead to potentially serious consequences...
- Using bar-code point-of-care technology for patient safetySherry Anderson
St Marys Hospital Medical Center, Madison, WI, USA
J Healthc Qual 26:5-11. 2004....
- Drive nursing activities to the bedside with a closed-loop systemSandra Troester
Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Ohio, USA
Nurs Manage 37:18, 20. 2006
- Implementing computerized prescriber order entry in a children's hospitalJames L Jones
Department of Pharmacy, Children s Hospital, Inc, 700 Children s Drive, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 61:2425-9. 2004
- CPOE systems: success factors and implementation issuesPatricia P Sengstack
Adventist HealthCare, MD, USA
J Healthc Inf Manag 18:36-45. 2004..Knowing what strategies have proven successful and what upfront analysis is required can help increase the chances of success and ultimately improve the quality of patient care...
- Improving the bar-coded medication administration system at the Department of Veterans AffairsPeter D Mills
National Center for Patient Safety, Department of Veterans Affairs, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:1442-7. 2006
- A Rx to improve medication safetyKate Berry
Center for Improving Medication Management, USA
Behav Healthc 28:36-8. 2008
- Effect of a remote order scanning system on processing medication ordersSamir Sikri
Professional Services, MarketRx, Gurgaon, India
Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:1438-41. 2006
- Case study: novel ways automation enhances medication safetyPaul Witkowski
Alliance Community Hospital, Alliance, OH 44601, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:S21-3; quiz S24-6. 2007
- Influence of computerised medication charts on medication errors in a hospitalDieuwke G van Gijssel-Wiersma
Hospital Pharmacy, Groene Hart Hospital, Gouda, The Netherlands
Drug Saf 28:1119-29. 2005....
- Prescribing errors resulting in adverse drug events: how can they be prevented?Petra A Thürmann
Expert Opin Drug Saf 5:489-93. 2006..However, these systems still have some shortcomings and it has not yet convincingly been shown that the use of this technology really improves patient safety...
- The impact of a closed-loop electronic prescribing and administration system on prescribing errors, administration errors and staff time: a before-and-after studyBryony Dean Franklin
Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK
Qual Saf Health Care 16:279-84. 2007....
- Patient safety. Fragmented care heightens error risk for surgical patientsSusan Kreimer
Hosp Health Netw 81:32. 2007
- Case study: an interdisciplinary approach to medication error reductionNatasha Nicol
McLeod Regional Medical Center, Cardinal Health, Florence, SC 29501, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:S17-20; quiz S24-6. 2007
- The Institute of Medicine report, preventing medication errors: another good dayMichael R Cohen
Institute for Safe Medication Practices, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:S1-2. 2007
- Development of case-based medication alerting and recommender system: a new approach to prevention for medication errorKengo Miyo
Department of Planning, Information and Management, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Japan
Stud Health Technol Inform 129:871-4. 2007..Our system contributes to the creation of alerts that are appropriate for patients' clinical conditions and based on physicians' empirical discretion...
- Securing chemotherapies: fabrication, prescription, administration and complete traceabilityStéphane Spahni
Service of Medical Informatics, Department of Radiology and Medical Informatics, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
Stud Health Technol Inform 129:953-7. 2007..This paper presents the overall approach leading the computerization of these processes and the first evaluations about the potential benefits of the computer-aided controls during the administration phase...
- The payoff: preventing errors. Medication managementAmy Buttell Crane
Hosp Health Netw 81:57-8, 60, 2. 2007..To reduce the chance of errors, hospitals are investing in technology that tracks medications from the clinician to the pharmacy to the patient...
- Pursuing safe medication use and the promise of technologyZane Robinson Wolf
La Salle University, School of Nursing and Health Sciences, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Medsurg Nurs 16:92-100. 2007..They use technologic innovations aimed at error prevention, yet medication errors persist. The importance of improved decision making through computerized systems in the prevention of medication errors is emphasized...
- Ten simple strategies to prevent chemotherapy errorsLisa Schulmeister
Clin J Oncol Nurs 9:201-5. 2005..These strategies can be customized for use in a variety of practice settings. Oncology nurses are at the forefront of chemotherapy error-prevention initiatives and play a key role in implementing safety measures...
- Integration and automation transform medication administration safety. Successful eMars mandate a multifold integration strategy that includes people, process, applications and technologyJohn Smaling
Vitalize Consulting Solutions, Kennett Square, PA, USA
Health Manag Technol 26:16, 18, 20. 2005
- Bar-code medication administration system for anesthetics: effects on documentation and billingAgatha L Nolen
Hospital Corporation of America, Corporate Offices, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 65:655-9. 2008..The effects of using a new bar-code medication administration (BCMA) system for anesthetics to automate documentation of drug administration by anesthesiologists were studied...
- Safe ways. Hospitals looking to improve patient safety are turning to CPOE, bar coding and e-prescribingMark Hagland
Healthc Inform 21:20-5. 2004
- Design of a safer approach to intravenous drug infusions: failure mode effects analysisM Apkon
333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8064, USA
Qual Saf Health Care 13:265-71. 2004..Failure modes effects analysis (FMEA) was used to examine the impact of process changes on the reliability of delivering drug infusions...
- P&T committees in position to reduce medication errorsJack McCain
Manag Care 13:28-30. 2004
- The safety of computer-based medication systemsMark Graber
Arch Intern Med 164:339-40; author reply 340. 2004
- [Impact of medical prescription computerisation on the incidence of adverse drug effects]C Maurer
Service de Pneumologie, centre hospitalier Le Raincy Montfermeil, Montfermeil
Rev Mal Respir 20:355-63. 2003..Adverse drug effects are a significant public health problem. Prescription errors are responsible for a significant proportion of these adverse effects...
- John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety Awards. Research: David W. Bates, MD, MSc, Brigham and Women's Hospital. Interview by Steven BermanDavid W Bates
Jt Comm J Qual Improv 28:651-9, 633. 2002..Dr Bates discusses the challenges and rewards of computerized physician order entry and other information technology applications and describes current work in improving medication safety across clinical settings...
- Findings from the ISMP Medication Safety Self-Assessment for hospitalsJudy L Smetzer
Institute for Safe Medication Practices ISMP, Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:586-97. 2003..Hospital medication practices should be assessed, awareness of the characteristics of a safe medication system heightened, and baseline data to identify national priorities established...
- Information technology and medication safety: what is the benefit?R Kaushal
Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Partners HealthCare System, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Qual Saf Health Care 11:261-5. 2002..Public and private mandates for information technology interventions are growing, but further development, application, evaluation, and dissemination are required...
- Prioritizing strategies for preventing medication errors and adverse drug events in pediatric inpatientsElizabeth B Fortescue
Department of Medicine, Quality Improvement, and Risk Management, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Pediatrics 111:722-9. 2003..The objective of this study was to classify the major types of medication errors in pediatric inpatients and to determine which strategies might most effectively prevent them...
- Institutionwide medication safety programMarjorie A Phillips
Pharmacy Department, Medical College of Georgia Health System, Augusta, GA, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 60:2198-200. 2003
- Automated dosing. Computerized physician order entry reduces risk of medication and dosing errors in neonatal ICUKarin Lillis
Health Manag Technol 24:36-7. 2003
- A chemotherapy incident reporting and improvement systemDaniel J France
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Center for Clinical Improvement, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:171-80. 2003..The voluntary incident reporting system data are stored over time for use by the multidisciplinary safety improvement team...
- Push technology in the pharmacy. Clinical decision support helps the pharmacy department of a South Carolina medical center automate monitoring of medication effectivenessDavid Amsden
Palmetto Health Richland, Richland, SC, USA
Health Manag Technol 24:28-31. 2003
- CPOE: the science and the artRita Shane
Pharmacy Services, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, A 845, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 60:1273-6. 2003
- [Do patients receive correct medication in hospitals?]Lars Werko
Lakartidningen 99:3603-5. 2002
- Using BPI and emerging technology to improve patient safetyLinda Frank
Integris Health, Oklahoma City, USA
J Healthc Inf Manag 18:65-71. 2004..Clinicians can quickly see where potential safety risks are occurring and change medication orders to prevent harm to the patient...
- Transformation of a pharmacy department: impact on pharmacist interventions, error prevention, and costKarren Crowson
Huntsville Hospital, 101 Sivley Road, Huntsville, AL 35801, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Improv 28:324-30. 2002..In an effort to determine its feasibility, Huntsville Hospital (Huntsville, Alabama) conducted a pilot study to compare the central-based (CB) model with the UB model and then implemented the new model...
- Enhancing patient safety: clinician order entry with a pharmacy interfaceArthur Eskew
Boston University School of Medicine, Information Technology Services ITS, Boston Medical Center, USA
J Healthc Inf Manag 16:52-7. 2002..The interface and several other enhancements create a platform for clinicians that provides for efficiency, standardization, documentation compliance, and most important, improved patient safety...
- Reducing prescribing error: competence, control, and cultureN Barber
The School of Pharmacy, 29 39 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AX, UK
Qual Saf Health Care 12:i29-32. 2003..Solutions involve overt acknowledgement of this by senior clinicians and managers, and an open process of sharing and reviewing prescribing decisions...
- An integrated drug prescription and distribution system: challenges and opportunitiesR Lanssiers
Academisch Ziekenhuis Vrije Universiteit Brussel AZ VUB, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
Stud Health Technol Inform 93:69-74. 2002....
- Computer-based drug management in a bone marrow transplant unit: a suitable tool for multiple prescriptions even in critical conditionsMauro Krampera
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Haematology and Bone Marrow Transplant Unit Pharmacy Service, Policlinico Hospital Service of Informatics, Hospital Public System of Verona, Verona, Italy
Br J Haematol 125:50-7. 2004..In addition, it contributed to medical updating through warnings on potential problems in case of multiple drug prescriptions, and gave the pharmacy a valuable tool to monitor drug use...
- When should pharmacists visit their wards? An application of simulation to planning hospital pharmacy servicesB Dean
Centre for Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, London University, UK
Health Care Manag Sci 2:35-42. 1999..Simulation was found to be a useful approach to investigating different service alternatives without the expense and disruption of assessing each in practice...
- Willingness of nurses to report medication administration errors in southern Taiwan: a cross-sectional surveyYu Hua Lin
Nursing Department, I Shou University, No 8 Yida Road, Yanchao, Kaohsiung, Taiwan R O C
Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 6:237-45. 2009..Underreporting of medication administering errors (MAEs) is a threat to the quality of nursing care. The reasons for MAEs are complex and vary by health professional and institution...
- [Experience with an automated dispensing system in department of pharmacy]H Labrosse
Service de Pharmacie, centre hospitalier spécialisé Le Vinatier, 69500 Bron, France
Ann Pharm Fr 68:104-12. 2010....
- An empirical study for medication delivery improvement based on healthcare professionals' perceptions of medication delivery systemLukasz M Mazur
Industrial Extension Service, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
Health Care Manag Sci 12:56-66. 2009..The outcomes of this research are a theoretical model for reducing medication delivery errors and a set ofworkflow design rules for healthcare professionals to continuously reduce medication delivery errors...
- Prospective survey of parenteral nutrition in Switzerland: a three-year nation-wide surveyC Pichard
Clinical Nutrition, Geneva University Hospital
Clin Nutr 20:345-50. 2001..CONCLUSION: In Switzerland, most PN for hospitalized adults were administered as commercial multi-compartment bags. The compounding of individualized PN admixtures were still important for pediatric patients and long-term home-PN...
- Internal reporting system to improve a pharmacy's medication distribution processGeoffrey A Rickrode
Adult Critical Care, Department of Pharmacy, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:1197-202. 2007..The current pharmacy occurrence-reporting system in an institution was reviewed, and an internal procedure that would provide data to improve the medication-use process was developed...
- Bar code bandwagonRichard Haugh
Hosp Health Netw 77:54-6, 2. 2003..Most expect that the technology will be commonplace in hospitals before the FDA's three-year window. A handful of systems are leading the way...
- Introduction to medication errors and the error prevention initiatives in a teaching hospital in Western NepalArun Kumar Dubey
Department of Pharmacology, Manipal Teaching Hospital, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal
Pak J Pharm Sci 19:244-51. 2006....
- Using an explicit guideline-based criterion and implicit review to assess antipsychotic dosing performance for schizophreniaRichard R Owen
Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Service, Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock 72114 1706, USA
Int J Qual Health Care 14:199-206. 2002..Using structured implicit review as the gold standard, this study assessed the sensitivity and specificity of an explicit antipsychotic dose criterion derived from schizophrenia guidelines...
- Medication safety initiative in reducing medication errorsElisa E Nguyen
Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Stanford, California 94305, USA
J Nurs Care Qual 25:224-30. 2010..Medication doses administered without errors at baseline, 6 months, and 1 year improved from 98% to 100%...
- Rx Mobile: patient information at the point of careMarcus W May
Pharmacy Department, Children s Health System, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:456-60. 2006
- Cognitive analysis of physicians and nurses cooperation in the medication ordering and administration processMarie Catherine Beuscart-Zéphir
EVALAB, EA 2694, et Centre Hospitalier Régional Universitaire de Lille, Faculte de Medecine, 1 place de Verdun, 59045 Lille, France
Int J Med Inform 76:S65-77. 2007..We suggest that it is essential to take these organizational and cognitive aspects into account when (re-)designing CPOE applications...
- Implementing guidelines to improve medication safety for hospitalised patients: experiences from Western Health, AustraliaTracey K Bucknall
Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 4:51-3. 2007
- The epidemiology of medication errors: how many, how serious?Michael Schachter
Department of Clinical Pharmacology, National Heart and Lung Institute International Centre for Circulatory Health, Imperial College, London, UK
Br J Clin Pharmacol 67:621-3. 2009..5. Computerized prescribing can help but can also generate its own inherent errors. 6. Improved training of prescribers at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels is vital, a fact that is now being belatedly recognized...
- Reducing excessive medication administration in hospitalized adults with renal dysfunctionIra S Nash
Zena and Michael A Wiener Cardiovascular Institute and The Marie Josée and Henry R Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
Am J Med Qual 20:64-9. 2005..1% and 24.8% in the rest of the hospital. Automated detection and routine feedback can reduce the rate of excessive administration of medication in hospitalized adults with renal insufficiency...
- Reducing pediatric medication errors: children are especially at risk for medication errorsRonda G Hughes
Center for Primary Care, Prevention, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD, USA
Am J Nurs 105:79-80, 82, 85 passim. 2005
- Computerized physician order entry: has the time come?Jacob Reider
Hospital Informatics, Albany Medical Center, Albany, New York, USA
MedGenMed 5:42. 2003
- The impact of dedicated medication nurses on the medication administration error rate: a randomized controlled trialNancy L Greengold
Department of Health Services Research, Cedars Sinai Health System, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
Arch Intern Med 163:2359-67. 2003..Concerns about hospital medication safety mount as the pace of new drug releases accelerates...
- American Hospital Quest for Quality Prize finalist. Staff is the key for cooperation among facilities. Beaumont Hospitals, Royal Oak, MichLee Ann Runy
Trustee 57:24-5. 2004
- Medication errors in a rural hospitalBharathi Madegowda
FNP Program, University of Illinois at Chicago, Moline, IL, USA
Medsurg Nurs 16:175-80. 2007..Results can be beneficial in planning and implementing a quality improvement program in the area of medication administration with the nursing staff...
- Using risk models to identify and prioritize outpatient 'high-alert' medicationsMichael Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Allergy Alerts in Computerized Physician EntryDavid Bates; Fiscal Year: 2001..We believe the results of our work will improve patient safety and the overall quality of pharmacotherapy. We also believe that the results of our study will be applicabe to other healthcare systems ..
- Statewide Implementation of Electronic Health RecordsDavid Bates; Fiscal Year: 2006..Dissemination of the results of this work should speed efforts toward the establishment of a national health information infrastructure. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Information Systems for Detecting and Managing Acute Kidney InjuryJosh F Peterson; Fiscal Year: 2010..The goal is to prevent AKI progression and the associated complications of hypokalemia, acidemia, and medication toxicity. ..
- Clinical Decision Support in Community Hospitals: Barriers & FacilitatorsJoan S Ash; Fiscal Year: 2010..S. hospitals to Increase quality, safety and efficiency benefits from CPOE with CDS. ..
- Impact of Medicaid Policy on cardiovascular drug use and clinical outcomesMichael A Fischer; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Hospital and Community Acquired Acute Renal FailureGlenn Chertow; Fiscal Year: 2006..This study will efficiently inform the Nephrology community by providing a foundation of fundamental information (ARF definitions, incidence, consequences and costs) upon which a clinical trials network can be built. ..
- Comparative Safety and Effectiveness of Stimulants in Medicaid Youth with ADHDAlmut G Winterstein; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL OF ECHINACEA IN CHILDRENJames Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2001..abstract_text> ..
- Interferon-gamma To Treat Chronic HCV InfectionAndrew Muir; Fiscal Year: 2002..Secondary endpoints include the biochemical response, inflammatory and regulatory cytokine levels, and quality of life during treatment. ..
- Socio-Technical Probabilistic Risk Assessment in Home Health CareMichael Silver; Fiscal Year: 2007..Home health providers will be able to use this information to develop better care processes and to keep more people at home and out of the hospital. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Creating Safe Ambulatory Care: The Path to ResilienceRichard Cook; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Improving Transfusion Practices Using Decision SupportJeffrey Rothschild; Fiscal Year: 2004..We will also examine whether improvements in appropriate transfusion ordering behavior among clinicians using decision support tools will be greater than improvements achieved by educational programs alone. ..
- The Feasibility of Assessing the Prevalence of RicketsJames Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2006..In addition to assessing possible methodologies for the larger project, the preliminary study is designed to yield standalone results with important implications. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Creighton Health Services Research Development ProjectKimberly Galt; Fiscal Year: 2007..Funding of this BRIC will facilitate the capacity needed to advance the Creighton University's health services research mission in a more rapid and sustainable fashion. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..