Classifying and Reporting Medication Errors: A USA Perspective
- At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- Type: Presentation
- By: SANTELL, John (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Pharmacy Benefits Management-Meds by Mail, Gaithersburg, United States of America)
Identifying, reporting, and analyzing medication errors has become more sophisticated over the past two decades. Early reporting programs were mostly paper-based and the classification of errors was done in various ways by individual pharmacies without the benefit of a common, systematic approach. In 1995, fifteen interdisciplinary organizations.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.