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The Simple Thing Hospitals Can Do to Prevent Dangerous Drug Mistakes

ISMP and ECRI are quoted in this recent national news article focusing on system-based safety changes following the criminal conviction of a former nurse. ISMP emphasized the need for software to require up to five letters of a drug’s name to be typed in when accessing automated dispensing cabinets to prevent mix-ups.

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