Analysis of medication prescribing errors in taiwan academic medical center during 2013-2016

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: CHENG, Yih-Dih (China Medical University Hospital, Pharmacy, Taichung, China Taiwan)
  • Co-author(s): Yih-Dih Cheng: Pharmacy, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, Province of China;Pharmacy, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, Province of China
    Wei-Ning Yu: Pharmacy, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, Province of China
    Chun-Ru Kuo: Pharmacy, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, Province of China
    Yo-Wen Hsieh: Pharmacy, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, Province of China
  • Abstract:

    Methods

    The study was conducted in a 2,111-bed care academic medical center located in central Taiwan. All medication errors detected and averted by staff pharmacists from January 1, 2013, to December 31, 2016, were systemically recorded and analyzed.

    Results

    In this study period, 21,375,343 prescriptions were received, and a total of 5,118 errors ..

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