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Tech & medication errors: Are hospitals meeting guidelines?

Reducing medication errors is an ongoing battle for hospitals, and technology is the latest weapon they’re using to fight it. A new report from the Leapfrog Group highlights what many hospitals are doing to keep patients from being harmed due to issues with the medications they’re taking. 

Reduce medication errors with CPOE

While hospitals have boosted patient safety overall, one big problem still persists: medication errors. They’re the most common mistakes made in hospitals, and they can have deadly consequences. A computerized physician order entry (CPOE) system can cut back on these errors – but only if it’s efficient.