Chicago hospital strives to match lab, pharmacy data to prevent medication errors

Clin Resour Manag. 2000 Oct;1(10):153-4, 145.


Despite its older mainframe systems, Cook County Hospital in Chicago has made significant discoveries, such as instances of inappropriately prescribed potassium.

MeSH terms

  • Chicago
  • Clinical Laboratory Information Systems*
  • Clinical Pharmacy Information Systems*
  • Data Collection
  • Humans
  • Medication Errors / prevention & control*
  • Quality Assurance, Health Care
  • Systems Integration*