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Bar Coding and Radiofrequency ID Tagging
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Intravenous infusion safety technology: return on investment.
Danello SH, Maddox RR, Schaack GJ. Hosp Pharm. 2009;44:680-687, 696.
Misprogramming PCA concentration leads to dosing errors.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. August 28, 2008;13:1-3.
Effect of bar-code technology on the safety of medication administration.
Poon EG, Keohane CA, Yoon CS, et al. N Engl J Med. 2010;362:1698-1707.
Bar code technology and medication administration error.
Young J, Slebodnik M, Sands L. J Patient Saf. 2010;6;115-120.
Epidural-IV route mix-ups: reducing the risk of deadly errors.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. July 3, 2008;13:1-3.
Preventing errors relating to commonly used anticoagulants.
Sentinel Event Alert. September 24, 2008;(41):1-4.
Medication errors occurring with the use of bar-code administration technology.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. December 2008;5:122-126.
Inpatient Computerized Provider Order Entry: Findings from the AHRQ Health IT Portfolio.
Dixon BE, Zafar A, for AHRQ National Resource Center for Health IT. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; January 2009. AHRQ Publication No. 09-0031-EF.
ASHP national survey of pharmacy practice in hospital settings: dispensing and administration—2008.
Pedersen CA, Schneider P, Scheckelhoff DJ. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2009;66:926-946.
Bar-code technology for medication administration: medication errors and nurse satisfaction.
Fowler SB, Sohler P, Zarillo DF. MedSurg Nursing. 2009;18:103-110.
Bar-Coded Medication Administration (BCMA).
Decisionmaker Brief. AHRQ Publication No: 08-0085, August 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.
A new method to guard inpatient medication safety by the implementation of RFID.
Sun PR, Wang BH, Wu F. J Med Syst. 2008;32:327-332.
An extra dose of safety.
Health Manage Techol. April 2007;28:30-32, 34.
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.
The impact of traditional and smart pump infusion technology on nurse medication administration performance in a simulated inpatient unit.
Trbovich PL, Pinkney S, Cafazzo JA, Easty AC. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:430-434.
Shaping systems for better behavioral choices: lessons learned from a fatal medication error.
Smetzer J, Baker C, Byrne FD, Cohen MR. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2010;36:152-163, 1AP-2AP.
Design for reliability: barcoded medication administration.
Hayden AC, Lanoue ET, Still CJ. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. July/August 2011;8:12-20.
Implementing a safe and reliable process for medication administration.
Richardson B, Bromirski B, Hayden A. Clin Nurse Spec. 2012;26:169-176.
Bar-code verification: reducing but not eliminating medication errors.
Henneman PL, Marquard JL, Fisher DL, et al. J Nurs Adm. 2012;42:562-566.
Using Lean "automation with a human touch" to improve medication safety: a step closer to the "perfect dose."
Ching JM, Williams BL, Idemoto LM, Blackmore CC. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2014;40:341-350.
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