Decreased Rates of Inpatient Hypoglycemia Following Implementation of an Automated Tool in the Electronic Medical Record for Identifying Root Causes.

OBJECTIVE The objective was to identify root causes of hypoglycemia on medicine inpatient units using an automated tool. Data collected will guide educational interventions aimed at improving patient care and safety by decreasing rates of hypoglycemia. METHODS A survey was conducted among RNs to identify risk factors for hypoglycemia. Survey data were… CONTINUE READING