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Bridge partners hospitals to cut medication errors:

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

Bridge Medical, a US company which produces an electronic medication management system which claims to prevent healthcare workers from accidentally administering incorrect medication, is to link with 10 of the hospitals in the Premier network. San Diego, California-based Bridge says the initiative is designed to reduce adverse drug events, a problem highlighted by the US Institute of Medicine. Bridge's technology will be tested in the hospitals with a possible roll out to others of the 800 hospitals in the Premier group.

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