Practitioners, scholars seek solutions in Harvard dialogue on medical error
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Executive summary
Introduction
Potentially remediable features of the medication-use environment in the United States
Considerations in designing an ideal medication-use system: Lessons from caring for the elderly
Workshop session 1: Opportunities for improvement in the medication-use system
Into the abyss: Seven principles for identifying the causes of and preventing human error in complex systems
Information technology: The infrastructure for improvements to the medication-use process
Workshop session 2: Recommendations for applying technology and preventing human error
A nurse's view of the medication-use system
Implementing yesterday's promises
Workshop session 3: Recommendations for medicine, nursing, and pharmacy
Workshop session 4: Strategies for improving the medication-use system
Consensus-development exercise: Recommended strategies for re-engineering the medication-use system
Observations on the conference: A pharmacist's perspective
Observations on the conference: A physician's perspective
Observations on the conference: A nurse's perspective
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