Veterans exposed to incorrect drug doses
AP/Yahoo News, January 22, 2009
The top Republican on the House Veterans Affairs Committee has demanded that the VA explain how it allowed software glitches to put the medical care of patients at its health centers nationwide at risk. Patients at VA health centers were given incorrect doses of drugs, had needed treatments delayed, and may have been exposed to other medical errors due to the glitches that showed faulty displays of their electronic health records.
- Half of All Primary Care, Internal Medicine Jobs Unfilled in 2013
- How Digital Strategy Shapes Patient Engagement at Boston Children's Hospital
- CFO Exchange: Smartphones Poised to Disrupt Healthcare, Says Topol
- CNO on Hospital Redesign: 'You Can't Over-Communicate'
- Carondelet to Pay $35M to Settle Fraud Allegations
- Some Cancer Hospitals' Quality Data Will Soon Be Public
- PA Ranks See 'Phenomenal Growth,' Lack of Diversity
- Consumerism Drives Healthcare Branding, Rebranding Efforts
- CA Powers Up $80M HIE to 'Create Value in the Data'
- 3 Traits Personality Assessments Can't Reveal