Patient Safety Alert 28: Patient Identification Risks and the Intersection of Electronic Health Records (PDF)

The AMC PSO recently convened a multidisciplinary group of stakeholders across its membership to review and discuss strategies for safer patient identification.

Causes of Patient Identification Error

  • Checking patient’s wristband is considered the domain of nurses
  • Patient answers to wrong name

 

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