Procedural Error Identification in Ward-based Drug Dispensing via RFID

@inproceedings{Houliston2012ProceduralEI,
  title={Procedural Error Identification in Ward-based Drug Dispensing via RFID},
  author={Bryan Houliston and David Parry},
  year={2012}
}
Medication errors have long been identified as among the most common adverse events in health care, at the cost of both patient lives and scarce health resources. Many systems, manual and automated, have been developed to support health professionals in providing the ‘Five Rights’ of medication administration. But poor system design or implementation, the inherently stressful health care environment, and inadequate training often result in such systems being ignored or misused. Thus there has… CONTINUE READING

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