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STUDY
Prevalence of medication administration errors in two medical units with automated prescription and dispensing.
Rodriguez-Gonzalez CG, Herranz-Alonso A, Martin-Barbero ML, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2012;19:72-78.
NEWSPAPER/MAGAZINE ARTICLE
Dose of technology helps Shands at UF avoid drug errors.
Chun D. Gainsville Sun. August 21, 2006.
STUDY
A network collaboration implementing technology to improve medication dispensing and administration in critical access hospitals.
Wakefield DS, Ward MM, Loes JL, O'Brien J. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2010;17:584-587.
NEWSPAPER/MAGAZINE ARTICLE
Medication errors: a year in review.
Institute for Safe Medication Practices. Pharmacy Practice News. October 2011:7-14.
STUDY
Automated drug dispensing system reduces medication errors in an intensive care setting.
Chapuis C, Roustit M, Bal G, et al. Crit Care Med. 2010;38:2275-2281.
NEWSPAPER/MAGAZINE ARTICLE
Piecing together medication administration.
Anderson HJ. Health Data Manage. May 1, 2009;17:22.
ORGANIZATIONAL POLICY/GUIDELINES
Preventing errors relating to commonly used anticoagulants.
Sentinel Event Alert. September 24, 2008;(41):1-4.
NEWSPAPER/MAGAZINE ARTICLE
Guidelines for timely medication administration: response to the CMS "30-minute rule."
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. January 13, 2011;16:1-4.
NEWSPAPER/MAGAZINE ARTICLE
Medication errors associated with documented allergies.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. September 2008;5:75-80.
COMMENTARY
ISMP medication error report analysis.
Cohen MR. Hosp Pharm. 2009;44:730-733.
STUDY
Severity of medication administration errors detected by a bar-code medication administration system.
Sakowski J, Newman JM, Dozier K. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2008;65:1661-1666.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
CMS 30-minute rule for drug administration needs revision.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. September 9, 2010;15:1-6.
COMMENTARY
The Role of Bar Coding and Smart Pumps in Safety
Jeffrey M. Rothschild, MD, MPH; Carol Keohane, RN, BSN AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. September 2008.
ORGANIZATIONAL POLICY/GUIDELINES
ASHP guidelines on the safe use of automated dispensing devices.
Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2010;67:483-490.
FACT SHEET/FAQS
Bar-Coded Medication Administration (BCMA).
Decisionmaker Brief. AHRQ Publication No: 08-0085, August 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.
COMMENTARY
Vial Mistakes Involving Heparin.
Vanderveen T. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. May 2009.
NEWSPAPER/MAGAZINE ARTICLE
Follow ISMP guidelines to safeguard the design and use of automated dispensing cabinets (ADCs).
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. February 12, 2009;14:1-4.
NEWSPAPER/MAGAZINE ARTICLE
Oops, sorry, wrong patient! A patient verification process is needed everywhere, not just at the bedside.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. March 10, 2011;16:1-4.
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