Study: Injectable Medication Errors Cost Payors Up to $5.1B Per Year

Medical errors related to injectable medications cost U.S. payors up to $5.1 billion in additional costs annually, according to a study in American Health & Drug Benefits.

Researchers used medical error data, hospital data and U.S. payor claims to calculate the number of adverse drug events associated with injectable medications and the resulting costs.

Click here to read the full story on adverse drug events in Becker's Hospital Review.

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