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According to the Institute of Medicine, USA, patient safety is part of the discipline of Quality. In general all world talk about Quality and Patient Safety and in many cases of Quality Assurance, as a whole, involving both disciplines.
As per our education and culture we have incorporated assurances such as the following: We are the result of our dedication and effort. We are the product of our desire to be and do things. Good people get the best results and do not make mistakes. We cannot fail. We have free will and we do it our way.
YES, there are organizations that work with zero error. Or at least, do not consider an option, to have a single error (although sometimes it happens). These are called High Reliability Organizations (HRO).
Currently the subject of medication error is bringing very serious disorders and expressing concerns as to the responsibility to provide a safe environment with quality in nursing care.
Defining processes and standardizing procedures is an objective to be achieved within the activities of the hospital and the hospital pharmacy. We know that a high percentage of Adverse Events comes from a communication failure.
Implementing a change is a great effort, whether it is a personal matter, or within a group or institution.