Tag: The simple thing hospitals can do to prevent dangerous medication errors – CNN

  • The Simple Thing Hospitals Can Do to Prevent Dangerous Medication Errors

    Security advocates say such mistakes could be avoided by requiring nurses to type at least five letters of a drug’s name when searching hospital cabinets. The two biggest cabinet companies, Omnicell and BD, have agreed to update their machines to these recommendations, but the only protection that has taken effect so far is disabled by […]