Analysing and learning from Medication error rate

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Shamsiya Fathima
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Analysing and learning from Medication error rate


High error reporting rate would either mean reporting culture is fantastic or plenty unsafe practices. And Lower rates could possibly be under-reporting due to punitive culture within an organisation or commendable safe practices.

So, my question is 'Is there an acceptable fine line or limit that any of your organisations have adopted to reporting culture and validate the number of reports to what's happening? If so, may I understand how this limit was defined? Is it from previous years'average data?

Thank you.
Shamsiya Fathima, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist-Medication Safety
Thumbay University Hospital, UAE