Safety initiative or quality that addresses an area of low quality
These errors, if they are not corrected properly can lead to anxiety and stress for patients as well as their families. Also, this is especially important when it comes to elderly people who could be vulnerable because they are not familiar or negligent with their medication.
Medication errors are a serious quality and safety issue in clinical settings. This has severe implications for patient safety, well-being, and financial stability. Healthcare organizations must take corrective measures, including implementing automated systems and conducting periodic audits to decrease the chance of these kinds of incidents.