hospital medication systems

Summary

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.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Hospital drug distribution systems in the UK and Germany--a study of medication errors
    K Taxis
    Centre for Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, London, UK
    Pharm World Sci 21:25-31. 1999
  2. ncbi Effects of computerized physician order entry and clinical decision support systems on medication safety: a systematic review
    Rainu Kaushal
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Partners HealthCare System, Boston, Mass, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:1409-16. 2003
  3. pmc The impact of computerized physician order entry on medication error prevention
    D 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
  4. ncbi Medication errors in hospitals: computerized unit dose drug dispensing system versus ward stock distribution system
    Jean 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
  5. pmc Prescribing errors in hospital inpatients: their incidence and clinical significance
    B 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
  6. ncbi Role of computerized physician order entry systems in facilitating medication errors
    Ross Koppel
    Department of Sociology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104 USA
    JAMA 293:1197-203. 2005
  7. ncbi Comparison of methods for detecting medication errors in 36 hospitals and skilled-nursing facilities
    Elizabeth 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
  8. ncbi Computerized physician order entry and medication errors in a pediatric critical care unit
    Amy L Potts
    Department of Pharmaceutical Services, Vanderbilt Children s Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee 37212 1565, USA
    Pediatrics 113:59-63. 2004
  9. pmc 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
  10. pmc Medication errors: a prospective cohort study of hand-written and computerised physician order entry in the intensive care unit
    Rob Shulman
    Pharmacy Department, University College London Hospitals, Middlesex Hospital, London, UK
    Crit Care 9:R516-21. 2005

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Publications199 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Hospital drug distribution systems in the UK and Germany--a study of medication errors
    K 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...
  2. ncbi Effects of computerized physician order entry and clinical decision support systems on medication safety: a systematic review
    Rainu 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...
  3. pmc The impact of computerized physician order entry on medication error prevention
    D 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...
  4. ncbi Medication errors in hospitals: computerized unit dose drug dispensing system versus ward stock distribution system
    Jean 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
    ....
  5. pmc Prescribing errors in hospital inpatients: their incidence and clinical significance
    B 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...
  6. ncbi Role of computerized physician order entry systems in facilitating medication errors
    Ross 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...
  7. ncbi Comparison of methods for detecting medication errors in 36 hospitals and skilled-nursing facilities
    Elizabeth 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...
  8. ncbi Computerized physician order entry and medication errors in a pediatric critical care unit
    Amy 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)...
  9. pmc 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...
  10. pmc Medication errors: a prospective cohort study of hand-written and computerised physician order entry in the intensive care unit
    Rob 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...
  11. ncbi High rates of adverse drug events in a highly computerized hospital
    Jonathan 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)...
  12. ncbi Drug-dispensing errors in the hospital pharmacy
    Tânia 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...
  13. pmc Contrasting views of physicians and nurses about an inpatient computer-based provider order-entry system
    M 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...
  14. ncbi Medication errors and drug-dispensing systems in a hospital pharmacy
    Tânia Azevedo Anacleto
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 60:325-32. 2005
    ....
  15. ncbi The frequency and potential causes of dispensing errors in a hospital pharmacy
    Adnan 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...
  16. ncbi Impact of computerized physician order entry on clinical practice in a newborn intensive care unit
    Leandro 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...
  17. ncbi Evaluating dispensing error detection rates in a hospital pharmacy
    N 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...
  18. ncbi [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...
  19. ncbi Assessing medication prescribing errors in pediatric intensive care units
    Michael 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)...
  20. ncbi Educational intervention: a tool for decreasing medication errors
    Sankar Navaneethan
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:83. 2005
  21. ncbi Patient safety and computerized medication ordering at Brigham and Women's Hospital
    G 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...
  22. ncbi Dispensing error rate after implementation of an automated pharmacy carousel system
    Scott 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)...
  23. ncbi 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...
  24. ncbi The effect of computer-assisted prescription writing on emergency department prescription errors
    Kenneth 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)...
  25. ncbi Improving medication safety: the measurement conundrum and where to start
    David 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...
  26. ncbi Adverse drug events caused by medication errors in medical inpatients
    Beat 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...
  27. ncbi 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...
  28. ncbi Specificity of computerized physician order entry has a significant effect on the efficiency of workflow for critically ill patients
    Naeem 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)...
  29. ncbi Preventing medication errors: a summary
    David 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...
  30. ncbi Compelling features of a safe medication-use system
    William N Kelly
    William N Kelly Consulting, Inc, Oldsmar, FL 34677, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:1461-8. 2006
  31. ncbi The need for organizational change in patient safety initiatives
    James 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...
  32. ncbi Case study: identifying potential problems at the human/technical interface in complex clinical systems
    Margaret 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
    ....
  33. ncbi Errors prevented by and associated with bar-code medication administration systems
    Gary 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...
  34. ncbi Errors in medicine administration: how can they be minimised?
    Ramya Venkatraman
    Royal London Hospital, London
    J Perioper Pract 18:249-53. 2008
    ....
  35. ncbi Medication errors in inpatient pharmacy operations and technologies for improvement
    Seth Alan Kuiper
    University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:955-9. 2007
  36. ncbi Medication reconciliation: developing and implementing a program
    Mandalyn 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...
  37. ncbi Opportunities for pharmacy
    Philip 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...
  38. ncbi Inside a closed-loop medication strategy
    Cynthia T Williams
    St Vincent s Hospital, Birmingham, Ala, USA
    Nurs Manage 35:8-9, 24. 2004
  39. pmc Effect of computerisation on the quality and safety of chemotherapy prescription
    Marc 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...
  40. ncbi Using bar-code point-of-care technology for patient safety
    Sherry Anderson
    St Marys Hospital Medical Center, Madison, WI, USA
    J Healthc Qual 26:5-11. 2004
    ....
  41. ncbi Drive nursing activities to the bedside with a closed-loop system
    Sandra Troester
    Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Ohio, USA
    Nurs Manage 37:18, 20. 2006
  42. ncbi Implementing computerized prescriber order entry in a children's hospital
    James 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
  43. ncbi CPOE systems: success factors and implementation issues
    Patricia 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...
  44. ncbi Improving the bar-coded medication administration system at the Department of Veterans Affairs
    Peter 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
  45. ncbi A Rx to improve medication safety
    Kate Berry
    Center for Improving Medication Management, USA
    Behav Healthc 28:36-8. 2008
  46. ncbi Effect of a remote order scanning system on processing medication orders
    Samir Sikri
    Professional Services, MarketRx, Gurgaon, India
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:1438-41. 2006
  47. ncbi Case study: novel ways automation enhances medication safety
    Paul Witkowski
    Alliance Community Hospital, Alliance, OH 44601, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:S21-3; quiz S24-6. 2007
  48. ncbi Influence of computerised medication charts on medication errors in a hospital
    Dieuwke G van Gijssel-Wiersma
    Hospital Pharmacy, Groene Hart Hospital, Gouda, The Netherlands
    Drug Saf 28:1119-29. 2005
    ....
  49. ncbi 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...
  50. pmc The impact of a closed-loop electronic prescribing and administration system on prescribing errors, administration errors and staff time: a before-and-after study
    Bryony Dean Franklin
    Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 16:279-84. 2007
    ....
  51. ncbi Patient safety. Fragmented care heightens error risk for surgical patients
    Susan Kreimer
    Hosp Health Netw 81:32. 2007
  52. ncbi Case study: an interdisciplinary approach to medication error reduction
    Natasha Nicol
    McLeod Regional Medical Center, Cardinal Health, Florence, SC 29501, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:S17-20; quiz S24-6. 2007
  53. ncbi The Institute of Medicine report, preventing medication errors: another good day
    Michael R Cohen
    Institute for Safe Medication Practices, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:S1-2. 2007
  54. ncbi Development of case-based medication alerting and recommender system: a new approach to prevention for medication error
    Kengo 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...
  55. ncbi Securing chemotherapies: fabrication, prescription, administration and complete traceability
    Stéphane 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...
  56. ncbi The payoff: preventing errors. Medication management
    Amy 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...
  57. ncbi Pursuing safe medication use and the promise of technology
    Zane 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...
  58. ncbi Ten simple strategies to prevent chemotherapy errors
    Lisa 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...
  59. ncbi Integration and automation transform medication administration safety. Successful eMars mandate a multifold integration strategy that includes people, process, applications and technology
    John Smaling
    Vitalize Consulting Solutions, Kennett Square, PA, USA
    Health Manag Technol 26:16, 18, 20. 2005
  60. ncbi Bar-code medication administration system for anesthetics: effects on documentation and billing
    Agatha 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...
  61. ncbi Safe ways. Hospitals looking to improve patient safety are turning to CPOE, bar coding and e-prescribing
    Mark Hagland
    Healthc Inform 21:20-5. 2004
  62. pmc Design of a safer approach to intravenous drug infusions: failure mode effects analysis
    M 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...
  63. ncbi P&T committees in position to reduce medication errors
    Jack McCain
    Manag Care 13:28-30. 2004
  64. ncbi The safety of computer-based medication systems
    Mark Graber
    Arch Intern Med 164:339-40; author reply 340. 2004
  65. ncbi [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...
  66. ncbi John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety Awards. Research: David W. Bates, MD, MSc, Brigham and Women's Hospital. Interview by Steven Berman
    David 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...
  67. ncbi Findings from the ISMP Medication Safety Self-Assessment for hospitals
    Judy 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...
  68. pmc 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...
  69. ncbi Prioritizing strategies for preventing medication errors and adverse drug events in pediatric inpatients
    Elizabeth 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...
  70. ncbi Institutionwide medication safety program
    Marjorie A Phillips
    Pharmacy Department, Medical College of Georgia Health System, Augusta, GA, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 60:2198-200. 2003
  71. ncbi Automated dosing. Computerized physician order entry reduces risk of medication and dosing errors in neonatal ICU
    Karin Lillis
    Health Manag Technol 24:36-7. 2003
  72. ncbi A chemotherapy incident reporting and improvement system
    Daniel 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...
  73. ncbi Push technology in the pharmacy. Clinical decision support helps the pharmacy department of a South Carolina medical center automate monitoring of medication effectiveness
    David Amsden
    Palmetto Health Richland, Richland, SC, USA
    Health Manag Technol 24:28-31. 2003
  74. ncbi CPOE: the science and the art
    Rita 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
  75. ncbi [Do patients receive correct medication in hospitals?]
    Lars Werko
    Lakartidningen 99:3603-5. 2002
  76. ncbi Using BPI and emerging technology to improve patient safety
    Linda 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...
  77. ncbi Transformation of a pharmacy department: impact on pharmacist interventions, error prevention, and cost
    Karren 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...
  78. ncbi Enhancing patient safety: clinician order entry with a pharmacy interface
    Arthur 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...
  79. pmc Reducing prescribing error: competence, control, and culture
    N 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...
  80. ncbi An integrated drug prescription and distribution system: challenges and opportunities
    R Lanssiers
    Academisch Ziekenhuis Vrije Universiteit Brussel AZ VUB, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Stud Health Technol Inform 93:69-74. 2002
    ....
  81. ncbi Computer-based drug management in a bone marrow transplant unit: a suitable tool for multiple prescriptions even in critical conditions
    Mauro 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...
  82. ncbi When should pharmacists visit their wards? An application of simulation to planning hospital pharmacy services
    B 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...
  83. ncbi Willingness of nurses to report medication administration errors in southern Taiwan: a cross-sectional survey
    Yu 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...
  84. ncbi [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
    ....
  85. ncbi An empirical study for medication delivery improvement based on healthcare professionals' perceptions of medication delivery system
    Lukasz 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...
  86. ncbi Prospective survey of parenteral nutrition in Switzerland: a three-year nation-wide survey
    C 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...
  87. ncbi Internal reporting system to improve a pharmacy's medication distribution process
    Geoffrey 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...
  88. ncbi Bar code bandwagon
    Richard 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...
  89. ncbi Introduction to medication errors and the error prevention initiatives in a teaching hospital in Western Nepal
    Arun Kumar Dubey
    Department of Pharmacology, Manipal Teaching Hospital, Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal
    Pak J Pharm Sci 19:244-51. 2006
    ....
  90. ncbi Using an explicit guideline-based criterion and implicit review to assess antipsychotic dosing performance for schizophrenia
    Richard 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...
  91. ncbi Medication safety initiative in reducing medication errors
    Elisa 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%...
  92. ncbi Rx Mobile: patient information at the point of care
    Marcus W May
    Pharmacy Department, Children s Health System, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:456-60. 2006
  93. ncbi Cognitive analysis of physicians and nurses cooperation in the medication ordering and administration process
    Marie 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...
  94. ncbi Implementing guidelines to improve medication safety for hospitalised patients: experiences from Western Health, Australia
    Tracey K Bucknall
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 4:51-3. 2007
  95. pmc 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...
  96. ncbi Reducing excessive medication administration in hospitalized adults with renal dysfunction
    Ira 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...
  97. ncbi Reducing pediatric medication errors: children are especially at risk for medication errors
    Ronda 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
  98. ncbi Computerized physician order entry: has the time come?
    Jacob Reider
    Hospital Informatics, Albany Medical Center, Albany, New York, USA
    MedGenMed 5:42. 2003
  99. ncbi The impact of dedicated medication nurses on the medication administration error rate: a randomized controlled trial
    Nancy 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...
  100. ncbi American Hospital Quest for Quality Prize finalist. Staff is the key for cooperation among facilities. Beaumont Hospitals, Royal Oak, Mich
    Lee Ann Runy
    Trustee 57:24-5. 2004
  101. ncbi Medication errors in a rural hospital
    Bharathi 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...

Research Grants15

  1. Using risk models to identify and prioritize outpatient 'high-alert' medications
    Michael Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  2. Allergy Alerts in Computerized Physician Entry
    David 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 ..
  3. Statewide Implementation of Electronic Health Records
    David 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]..
  4. Information Systems for Detecting and Managing Acute Kidney Injury
    Josh F Peterson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The goal is to prevent AKI progression and the associated complications of hypokalemia, acidemia, and medication toxicity. ..
  5. Clinical Decision Support in Community Hospitals: Barriers & Facilitators
    Joan S Ash; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..S. hospitals to Increase quality, safety and efficiency benefits from CPOE with CDS. ..
  6. Impact of Medicaid Policy on cardiovascular drug use and clinical outcomes
    Michael A Fischer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  7. Hospital and Community Acquired Acute Renal Failure
    Glenn 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. ..
  8. Comparative Safety and Effectiveness of Stimulants in Medicaid Youth with ADHD
    Almut G Winterstein; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  9. A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL OF ECHINACEA IN CHILDREN
    James Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. Interferon-gamma To Treat Chronic HCV Infection
    Andrew Muir; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Secondary endpoints include the biochemical response, inflammatory and regulatory cytokine levels, and quality of life during treatment. ..
  11. Socio-Technical Probabilistic Risk Assessment in Home Health Care
    Michael 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]..
  12. Creating Safe Ambulatory Care: The Path to Resilience
    Richard Cook; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. Improving Transfusion Practices Using Decision Support
    Jeffrey 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. ..
  14. The Feasibility of Assessing the Prevalence of Rickets
    James 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]..
  15. Creighton Health Services Research Development Project
    Kimberly 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]..