Brown, Andrew

Improving patient safety through information technology.

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Identifying barriers to the adoption of new technology in rural hospitals: a case report.

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The impact of a Web-based reporting system on the collection of medication error occurrence data.

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Detecting Med Errors in Rural Hospitals Using Technology - Final Report

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Detecting Med (Medication) Errors in Rural Hospitals Using Technology

Description: 

Implemented and evaluated a voluntary system for reporting medical errors and adverse drug events in eight small rural hospitals; identified barriers to technology, described the epidemiology and root causes of the errors, formulated quality-improvement interventions, and disseminated the results of the project.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2004 to August 31, 2008