Electronic systems needed to reduce medication errors: study

| 25 Mar 2015

Researchers have found that staff reporting of medication incidents in hospitals is not a reliable measure of performance quality, prompting calls for electronic medication solutions to be implemented. Macquarie University’s Australian Institute of Health Innovation discovered that many medication errors were missed by staff, and therefore go unreported.

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Tags: ehealth, hospital, medication management, medications, quality, research, technology

Sophia Bolden

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Sophia Bolden is the Communications Manager at Telstra Health - ADCC (formerly iCareHealth). With a background in the disability and aged care sector, she brings an understanding and passion for aged care. Sophia recognises the importance of social media and online communication in relating technology and aged care news in the most effective way possible.

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