All publications of “Renata Prado Bereta Vilela”

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Implementing technologies to prevent medication errors at a high-complexity hospital: analysis of cost and results

Renata Prado Bereta Vilela ORCID logo , Marli de Carvalho Jericó ORCID logo

DOI: 10.31744/einstein_journal/2019GS4621

ABSTRACT Objective: To calculate the cost and assess the results on implementing technological resources that can prevent medication errors. Methods: A retrospective, descriptive-exploratory, quantitative study (2007-2015), in the model of case study at a hospital in the Brazilian Southeastern Region. The direct cost of each technology was calculated in the drug chain. Technological efficacy was observed from the reported series of the indicator incidence of medication errors. Results: Thirteen technologies were identified to prevent medication errors. The average cost of […]