Despite the number of safeguards put in place, medication errors are still common for Pittsburgh residents. Most Pittsburgh residents will need to take medication in their lives and many will need several to maintain their health. Medication errors can happen and it is important to be aware of ways to avoid these errors.
Pennsylvania residents may be interested in the steps that one hospital is taking to prevent injury to patients due to medication errors. These methods, however, may not be able to be replicated by many hospitals due to budget concerns.