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  • The Joint Commission Issues Sentinel Event Alert on Preventing Medication Errors with Smart Infusion Pumps

    The Joint Commission’s latest issue of Sentinel Event Alert explains how built-in dose error reduction software (DERS) can prevent medication errors. These smart infusion pumps combine computer technology and drug libraries to ensure accurate medication dosing. The alert provides recommended safety actions that health care organizations can take to reduce the risks of errors caused by the misuse of smart infusion pumps.

    Read Sentinel Event Alert 63: Optimizing smart infusion pump safety with DERS for additional information.