Brown, Andrew

Detecting Med (Medication) Errors in Rural Hospitals Using Technology


Implemented and evaluated a voluntary system for reporting medical errors and adverse drug events in eight small rural hospitals; identified barriers to technology, described the epidemiology and root causes of the errors, formulated quality-improvement interventions, and disseminated the results of the project.

Grant Number
UC1 HS015400
Principal Investigator(s)

The impact of a Web-based reporting system on the collection of medication error occurrence data.

Principal Investigator