Leapfrog Group wants hospitals to monitor, not just implement, CPOE systems
- Drug history taking on admission to hospital. // Age & Ageing;Jan97 Supplement, Vol. 26, p10
Presents an abstract of the study `Drug History Taking on Admission to Hospital,' by MS. O'Mahony, S. Wooller and R. Cattell, presented during the communications to the autumn meeting of the British Geriatrics Society on October 3-4, 1996 in London, England.
- On-line prescription review cuts over-medication risks. Cassil, Alwyn // AHA News;09/02/96, Vol. 32 Issue 35, p3
Reports on the results of a report by the General Accounting Office showing that automated prescription-review systems can improve patient safety while curbing Medicaid costs. Savings brought about by on-line, real-time screening for Medicaid eligibility and possible drug interactions; Features...
- Dump old prescription drugs into MedReturn units. // Confederated Umatilla Journal;Jan2012, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p14
The article reports on the move of the Pendleton and Umatilla Tribal Police Departments to install the MedReturn Drug Collection Units in their lobbies, which allows residents to anonymously dispose their expired prescription drugs in a safe and secure manner in Oregon.
- Leapfrog expands patient safety effort to 12 new regions. // AHA News;4/29/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 16, p2
Reports on the expansion of the patient safety standards into several regions in the U.S. by the Leapfrog Group. Goal of the effort; Details on the initiative of the group.
- Safety progress called 'abysmal' by Leapfrog. // Healthcare Risk Management;Feb2007, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p23
This article focuses on a report that was released by The Leapfrog Group, a patient safety advocacy organization in Washington, D.C., which considered the use of patient safety practices ineffective at most hospitals in the U.S.
- Early induced pregnancies are costing your health plan. Gillespie, Lisa // Ebn.benefitsnews.com;1/26/2012, p1
The article reports that according to a report by Leapfrog Group, a hospital watchdog about 61% of surveyed hospitals reported an equal or worse rate from the previous year of early elective newborn deliveries.
- Calling R2D2: It's Rx time. Fikes, Bradley J.; Ash, Leonard D. // San Diego Business Journal;6/03/96, Vol. 17 Issue 23, p12
Reports on the installation of the RxBOT computerized pharmacy system at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, California. Features of the system; Benefits; Total number of hospitals using the system.
- Automation in pharmacy: Two institutions' experiences with novel distribution systems. Vrabel, Rayburn B.; Mackowiak, Leslie // Hospital Formulary;Feb95, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p106
Looks at the computerized medication system at Mayo Medical Center hospitals in Minnesota and the automated pharmacy system (APS) at Duke University. Impact on the pharmacy department; Efficiency and safety of drug dispensing. INSETS: Key features of Mayo's medication system.;Issues in...
- St. Luke's Hospital now has access to ATM medications. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;8/05/96, Vol. 7 Issue 7, p42
Reports that Saint Luke's Hospital in Newburgh, New York has subscribed to the Pyxis Medication system which will allow qualified medical personnel to access drugs. Drug Enforcement Agency's monitoring of drug distribution; Description of the old system and the improved process.