Check Med Indication to Help Catch Wrong-Patient Orders

National organizations are highlighting ways to avoid placing orders on the wrong patient.

It's scary. Most of us have accidentally put in an order on the wrong patient...usually due to interruptions or distractions.

Luckily, most errors are caught before they reach the patient. But wrong-patient errors are happening in about 1 in 37 hospitalized patients.

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