ECRI Institute PSO Deep Dive Analyzes Medication Events

This article has been excerpted from the September/October issue of Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare.

Medication mishaps are the most common errors in health care. In 2011, ECRI Institute PSO spearheaded a unique collaborative for health care organizations to learn from medication errors, which represent the most frequently reported events submitted to ECRI Institute PSO — comprising about 25 percent of all events.