Nursing Faculty Member Explores Factors Effecting Frequency of Non-Intercepted Medication Errors in 17 NJ Hospitals

Source: Rutgers College of Nursing, Press Release, August 15, 2007

From press release:
(NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 14, 2007) – Rutgers College of Nursing faculty member Linda Flynn is conducting a study to explore the effects of nurse staffing, work environment and safety technology on the frequency of non-intercepted medication errors in 17 New Jersey hospitals.

Funded by a two-year $308,254 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the study’s focus is to determine the best practices for reducing non-intercepted medication errors.

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