A new study published by JAMA Network Open says displaying patient photographs in EHRs can reduce wrong-patient order entry errors.
The Joint Commission's seven patient safety goals it says should be the prioritized by hospitals in the coming year.
The hectic pace of pandemic care may contribute to medication errors. It's critical to recognize this risk by putting into place safeguards that support identifying and preventing these errors.
To prevent COVID-19-related diagnostic errors, physicians and healthcare organizations must address cognitive biases that are often present during clinical decision-making.