ADVERSE DRUG USAGE RESULTS IN REPEATED HOSPITAL VISITS – (06-20-05)

High Rates of Adverse Drug Events in a Highly Computerized Hospital

Okay, well…  Computerize drug ordering and we’ll all be safer.  Apparently not.  52% adverse drug events.  9% of these resulted in serious harm.  Hey–here’s another statistic from the study–74% of these reactions most likely resulted in additional services provided by the hospital, for which they were able to bill and receive reimbursement.

I wonder if this would work for me?  Spray some Pledge on the floor outside my office, give a little shove to patients leaving the office…then bill all over again for services rendered after my patient wipes out on the tile…

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