Wrong Patient Medication Errors
Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
Thursday, October 10, 2013
8:00 AM: Forchheimer Medical Science Building 3rd Floor Lecture Hall
Speaker & Info
Jason Adelman, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Hospital Medicine)
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Patient Safety Officer
Montefiore Medical Center
Repeated at 12:15 pm, Cherkasky Auditorium, Montefiore Medical
Dr. Jason Adelman began his career at Montefiore as a hospitalist in
2003, and has been the Patient Safety Officer for the Montefiore Health
System for the past 10 years. After completing the AHA-NPSF Patient Safety
Leadership Fellowship in 2011, he was subsequently selected to be a Senior
Fellow of the Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET), the research arm
of the American Hospital Association. Dr. Adelman is also a member of the
National Quality Forum (NQF) Committee on Patient Safety Complications, and
is on the Editorial Board of the Journal for Healthcare Quality, as well as
the National Patient Safety Foundation's Insight Magazine.
Dr. Adelman holds a master of science degree from Albert Einstein
College of Medicine's Clinical Research Training Program, and focuses his
research on the use of information technology to prevent medical errors.
He was invited by the New York State Commissioner of Health to participate
as a member of the Department of Health's Quality and Patient Safety
External Advisory Committee. Most recently, he was named one of "50
Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety" by Becker's Hospital Review.
After attending this activity, participants will be able to:
- Understand what is known about the prevalence of wrong patient
- Understand factors that contribute to wrong patient medication errors.
- Understand the value of near-miss errors verse errors that reach the
patient and cause harm.
- Have insight into strategies for preventing wrong patient medication
Accreditation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this
educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's
Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that
he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Division of Hospital Medicine (Department of Medicine)