Search Tag: medication mistakes

Executive Health Management

Study: Medication Errors Common in Surgery

2015 27 Oct

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have found that some sort of mistake or adverse event occurred in 1 out of 2 surgeries studied and in 5 percent of observed drug administrations. Their study of 277 operations at MGH also found that a third of the errors resulted in adverse drug events or harm to patients. The findings were presented... Read more

Executive Health Management

Better Medication Management Reduces Readmissions

2015 03 Aug

According to the American Heart Association, poor medication adherence costs the healthcare system approximately $300 billion annually due to medication-related problems. The article is published in Case Management Insider.  Medication-related problems are one of the leading reasons that people have to go back to the hospital after discharge. It... Read more