42010 Pablo Garcia was given the prednisone ordered for Maria Garcia The

42010 pablo garcia was given the prednisone ordered

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4/20/10: Pablo Garcia was given the prednisone ordered for Maria Garcia. The medication dose did not result in any change in symptoms for Pablo Garcia.
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Medical Error 4/30/10. Blaine Presuss was given a Demerol Shot for pain that was intended for Joshua Jenquin. Preuss was heavily sedated and minimally responsive for several hours 5/10/10: Maximum dose of heparin was given 3 times in one day. The order was written to titrate the dose based on patient lab levels. 5/12/10: Blood was ordered for Alaine Johnson, but administered to Yasmin Johnson.
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The Response To The Medical Error To Reduce Liability HIPAA Breach Notification Rule Notification to the following within 60 days of breach: Individuals affected Media Department of Health and Human Services Address the causes of the Breach by conducting an assessment Determine steps to ensure this type of breach never occurs again
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Joint Commission Concerns National Patient Safety Goals Set of Standards To Help Prevent Medical Errors Miscommunication Between Caregivers Not Using Equipment Properly Medication Errors
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Quality Improvement Strategy To Reduce Medical Error Medication Errors Amend Policy’s and Procedures to ensure Double verification of Medication in pharmacy. Barcode scanning process for medications to ensure the correct patient is receiving the correct dose. Require provider verification before Medication is disburse from pharmacy. Pharmacy review for appropriateness of ordered medications.
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Quality Improvement Strategy To Reduce Medical Error Cont.
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