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Vanderbilt Nurse: $43k Raised for RaDonda Vaught's Legal Defense in Homicide Case

Article on fundraising efforts to support legal defense for nurse mentions an ISMP statement opposing criminal prosecution of healthcare practitioners involved in unintentional medication errors. For the full text, visit The Tennessean online.

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In the wake of recent criminal charges being filed against a registered nurse in Tennessee who was involved in a fatal medication error, ISMP is emphasizing that the focus should be on identifying and fixing imperfect systems instead of unjustly blaming the individual healthcare practitioner.