Actionable Patient Safety Solutions (APSS)

Medication Errors
21A Medication Errors

Emily Jerry: The "Why"

Executive Summary

The Problem Although medication errors are already cited in Europe as the fifth most common cause of patient death in hospitals (Commission of the European Communities, 2008), the number of adverse drug events is anticipated to grow due to the advent of new medicines, the aging population, and expansion of insurance

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