Quality & Patient Safety

FDA, bar codes, and scanners

Briefings on Accreditation and Quality, July 1, 2014

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  • Describe the recent changes to bar codes for medications
  • Identify potential problems created by these new changes
  • Discuss barriers to improving hardware and software to circumvent these new challenges to medication bar coding

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