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Electronic tool helps reduce drug errors among hospitalized children
Date:5/5/2014

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About 33,000 children were admitted to Boston Children's Hospital during the study period, and the medication reconciliation tool was used for 75 percent of admissions after the intervention. The recording of medication history improved from 89 percent of admissions before the tool was implemented to 93 percent of admissions afterward. During the study, 146 medications errors due to missing or incorrect information at admission were detected. The error rate decreased by about 50 percent after hospital staff starting using the tool from 5.9 errors per 1,000 admissions to 2.5 errors per 1,000 admissions. Most of the errors did not harm patients, while 1 percent required additional monitoring or intervention but did not cause permanent harm.

"Careful medication reconciliation is essential to providing patient care, and it requires teamwork between doctors, nurses and pharmacists," Dr. Hron said. "If it's not being done in a systematic way, it's not being done right."


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