Medication errors – including inappropriate dosing, adverse drug events, interactions, and more – are a growing problem in global healthcare. According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), in the U.S. alone, medication errors lead to more than 124,000 deaths a year and cost the healthcare system upwards of $16 billion USD. Wolters Kluwer CDI provides searchable electronic drug references, data to power clinical screening, customized drug lists, and patient education to help healthcare professionals reduce errors and enhance quality at their institutions.
CDI experts will be discussing medication errors at HMA 2016:
- David White participates in a press conference/panel discussion on 7 September at 10:45 a.m. in VIP2 room, Level 3, Sheraton Hotel & Towers
- Dr. Raj Gopalan presents a Special Interest Session on “How to Plan, Implement and Use Clinical Decision Support Tools to Improve Patient Safety, Outcomes and Financial Performance” at 2:30 p.m. on 7 September in Room 3
- Representatives will share information throughout the conference at Stand 22
- Read CDI’s medication errors white paper in the HMA newsletter
About Wolters Kluwer
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