Medical Error

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How to Reduce the Risk of Harm from Medication Errors in Children

Reducing the risk of harm from medication errors in children – one of the most common types of medical error – is crucial for their safety and...

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Improving Patient Safety: How to Tackle Inaccurate Medication Lists

Medication errors can have serious consequences for patients, including hospitalizations, longer stays, and even death. One common cause of...

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Medication Errors: Why We Must Look Beyond the “Five Rights”

Medication errors are a widespread concern in healthcare, and they can have severe consequences for patients. The five rights of medication...

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Prevent Medication Errors with Healthcare Technology

To prevent medication errors is crucial in the evolving landscape of healthcare, as new innovations and technology may unintentionally elevate...

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How to Prevent Medication Errors: A Simple Approach

In the United States, medication errors have become one of the leading causes of injury and avoidable harm in healthcare organizations. These errors...

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Medication Error Prevention for Healthcare Providers

With the high cost and negative patient outcomes associated with medication errors, healthcare organizations can't afford not to implement strategies...

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An Introduction to Just Culture and Why Patient Safety is Important

Medical errors and preventable incidents occur daily in healthcare organizations. By increasing the number of near misses and incidents reported,...

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How to Prevent Medical Errors in Healthcare: Create a Learning Culture

Having a well-developed and established learning culture can help prevent errors in healthcare and improve overall patient safety.

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