Leadership in Improving Patient Safety Video – Brigham and Women’s Hospital

David Westfall Bates, MD, Senior Vice President for Quality and Safety at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, describes practices that reduce the frequency of medication dispensing errors in hospitalized patients including computerized physician order entry, medication bar coding and electronic medication administration records as well as new technologies that will further improve patient safety.

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