Safe Care Tools, A Better Solution For Operating Rooms
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Leading Cause of Death...
Medical errors, including medication mistakes, kill more than 250,000 people every year.1
They are the 3rd leading cause of death in the U.S., behind heart disease and cancer.
1.3 Million Injuries a Year
Medication mistakes are the most common medical error. They cause 1.3 million injuries every year.3
Source: 1. Source: National Center for Health Statistics: BMI
Source: 3. FDA: http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/MedicationErrors/ucm080629.htm
5. Study done by the anesthesiology department at Massachusetts General Hospital appeared in Anesthesiology, the official medical journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists and presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2015 annual meeting in San Diego.
Source: 11. Pan J, Mays R, Kane-Gill S, et al. Published Costs of Medication Errors Leading to Preventable Adverse Drug Events in US Hospitals. Poster presented at: 20th International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) Annual Meeting; May 18-20, 2015; Philadelphia, PA.
Source: 13 Matthew C. Grissinger, et al., "The Role of Managed Care Pharmacy in Reducing Medication Errors," Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy 9, no. 1 (2003): 62-65.
Source: 12. New England Journal of Medicine, 2011 Aug 18; 365(7): 629–636. Malpractice Risk According to Physician Specialty Anupam B. Jena, M.D., Ph.D., Seth Seabury, Ph.D., Darius Lakdawalla, Ph.D., and Amitabh Chandra, Ph.D.
WHY USE SAFE CARE TOOLS
Increased Patient Safety
Patient safety has become a notable public health concern. Medication errors can be prevented . We collaborate with professionals in the healthcare industry to eliminate medication distribution errors and reduce liability.
Increase Efficiency, Reduce Costs
Our Anesthesia Safety Pack is simple and can help streamline and standardize your healthcare processes. We can help you maximize operational efficiencies.
Convenience for Provider
Our Anesthesia Safety Pack promotes patient safety. It allows the anesthesia provider to have easy access to the most-often administered medications arranged by typical order of use. There is a two-person check for accurate vial selection. The pack requires anesthesia providers to use only one medication at a time and the vials are facing upward and readily visible to the pharmacist and anesthesia provider. Finally, all syringes and vials are retained until procedure is concluded.