Mission Impossible: Can Reporting Medication Errors and Learning from Data be Easier?

Unsafe medication practices and medication errors are a leading cause of injury and avoidable harm in healthcare systems around the world. In Canada, medical errors account for 28,000 deaths yearly and the most frequent errors involve medication mix-ups.

Watch along as our two expert hosts:

  • Highlight critical data around medication incidents
  • Explain the surprising advantages of error reporting
  • Explore trends and technologies that can improve medication safety without adding administrative burden


You’ll learn:

  • Common causes of medication errors
  • Advantages of increased recording of incidents and near-miss events
  • Easy ways to action quality improvement, and more


Test your medication error and near-miss reporting knowledge with this preview:

Your hosts:

Carla Beaton headshot

Carla Beaton
VP Quality Improvements & Innovations at Pharmapod

Lisa Rambout headshot

Lisa Rambout
RPh, PhDHQ Student Queen’s University, Pharmacy Practice Coordinator for Oncology at The Ottawa Hospital

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