Patient Safety Tool: 10 Tools for Addressing Medication Errors

The non-profit California Healthcare Foundation offers a toolkit with 10 tools for addressing medication errors.

The entire toolkit includes a four-step framework to help hospitals implement the right technology and solutions to prevent medication errors. It also includes 10 tools to help hospitals overcome the risk of medication errors, including a medication error tracking form, an error reporting form, a checklist, a guide to potential IT solutions, product evaluation and more.

Download the framework (PDF) and 10 tools (PDF) for use in your facility.

Note: Note: View our database providing reports that link to free, downloadable and adaptable tools for use in hospitals, surgery centers and other organizations by clicking here.

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