Near-miss transcription errors: a comparison of reporting rates between a novel error-reporting mechanism and a current formal reporting system.

PURPOSE The medication use process comprises several steps. In institutions without full implementation of computerized prescriber order entry (CPOE), transcription is a critical step in this process. As focus is increasingly placed on identifying near-miss errors, this study aimed to compare near-miss transcription error (NMTE) reporting rates between an… CONTINUE READING