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Tuesday, July 31 • 7:00am - 8:00am
Medication Errors: We’re Looking Down the Tunnel and Seeing Some Light

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Abstract:  A report card format will be used in this presentation to rate the progress in medication safety issues such as culture of safety, error reporting programs, quality issues, patient safety technologies, medical product-related safety and supply chain issues. The contributions of organizations such as FDA, CMS, National Quality Forum and The Joint Commission and licensing boards will be detailed along with suggestions for improvement.
Learning Objectives:
     1.    Describe safety culture offenses that continue to pervade health care.
     2.    Identify top things organizations can do to improve safety.
     3.    Explore future enhancements that are needed to improve patient safety


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Michael R. Cohen

President, The Institute for Safe Medication Practices
Featured Speaker | | Michael R. Cohen is president of The Institute for Safe Medication Practices. He is editor of the textbook Medication Errors and serves as co-editor of the ISMP Medication Safety Alert. In 2005 he was recognized as a MacArthur Fellow by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

Tuesday July 31, 2012 7:00am - 8:00am
Room 116

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