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Medicine: Medication Mixups #834079

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 20, 2006
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Inst. of Medicine survey findings on hospital errors in drug treatment cited.

(Washington: Lisa Stark) The use of computer systems to eliminate prescription errors in hospitals examined; scenes shown from Vanderbilt Children's Hospital; details given of the case of Alicia Bryant, who died from a wrong dosage & of suggestions in the report. [Vanderbilt's Dr. Kevin CHURCHWELL†- comments on the hospital's program.] [Husband Preston BRYANT†- reacts.] [Department of Veteran Affairs Dr. Jonathan PERLIN†- explains the medication bar code system.]

Gibson, Charles;
Stark, Lisa

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