September 2010 - Volume 41 - IT Solutions
pp: 2-16

Supported by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement

An overview of error‐reduction options

Federico, Frank

Nursing Management . 41:14-16, September 2010.

Recently, the Secretary of Health and Human Services clarified the objectives of patient safety legislation to include drug-drug and drug-allergy interaction checks and medication reconciliation between care settings. This is an opportunity to take advantage of technology to improve quality and reduce errors.