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  1. Vanderveen T, From Smart Pumps to Intelligent Infusion Systems – The Promise of Interoperability. PSQH, May/June 2014.
  2. Kaushal R, Bates DW, Landrigan C, et al. Medication errors and adverse drug events in pediatric inpatients. JAMA. 2001;285(16):2114–20.
  3. Vanderveen TM. Averting highest-risk errors is first priority, http://psqh.com/mayjun05/averting.html.
  4. Ofusu R, Jarrett P (2015)Reducing nurse medicine administration errors. Nursing Times; 111: 20, 12-14.
  5. National Quality Forum. Critical paths for creating data platforms: patient safety: intravenous infusion pump devices. Washington, DC: National Quality Forum; 2012.
  6. Health Devices Top 10 Technology Hazards for 2014. ECRI, November 2013.
  7. R. Maddox, et al. Intravenous Infusion Safety Initiative: Collaboration, Evidence-Based Best Practices, and “Smart” Technology Help Avert High-Risk Adverse Drug Events and Improve Patient Outcomes. Advances in Patient Safety: New Directions and Alternative Approaches, Vol. 4: Technology and Medication Safety. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2008 Aug.
  8. The ROI of Real-Time Location Systems and Active RFID in Healthcare. Ekahau, 2013.
  9. Case Study: St. Vincent Healthcare Infusion Device Connectivity to the EMR. CareFusion Corporation, 2015.
  10. Armond & Hitchcock, Making the Emergency Department Profitable with IT. Healthcare Technology Online, 2011.
  11. Eskew JA, Jacobi J, Buss WE, et al.Using innovative technologies to new safety standards for the infusion of intravenous medications. Hosp Pharm.2002;37:1179-1189.
  12. Giuliano K. IV Smart Pumps: The Impact of a Simplified User Interface on Clinical Use. AAMI Horizons, Fall 2015.

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  1. Kaushal R, Bates DW, Landrigan C, et al. Medication errors and adverse drug events in pediatric inpatients. JAMA. 2001;285(16):2114–20.
  2. Vanderveen TM. Averting highest-risk errors is first priority. Available at: http://psqh.com/mayjun05/averting.html.
  3. Health Devices Top 10 Technology Hazards for 2014. ECRI, November 2013.
  4. Giuliano K. IV Smart Pumps: The Impact of a Simplified User Interface on Clinical Use. AAMI Horizons, Fall 2015.
  5. National Quality Forum. Critical paths for creating data platforms: patient safety: intravenous infusion pump devices. Washington, DC: National Quality Forum; 2012.
  6. Westbrook, J et al. Association of Interruptions with an Increased Risk and Severity of Medication Administration Errors. Arch Intern Med. 2010; 170(8):683-690.
  7. Side Tracks On The Safety Express. Interruptions Lead To Errors And Unfinished…Wait, What Was I Doing? ISMP Medication Safety Alert Acute Care, November 29, 2012.
  8. It’s Not Okay To Interrupt Nurses. https://www.dochalo.com/blog/its-not-okay-to-interrupt-nurses.
  9. McAlearney AS, Chisolm DJ, Schweikhart S, et al. The story behind the story: physician skepticism about relying on clinical information technologies to reduce medical errors. Int J Med Inform. 2007;76(11-12):836–42.
  10. Institute of Medicine. Preventing Medication Errors: Quality Chasm Series. Washington DC: National Academies Press, 2007. Metrics provided in 2006 dollars.
  11. Case Study: St. Vincent Healthcare Infusion Device Connectivity to the EMR. CareFusion Corporation, 2015.
  12. Armond & Hitchcock, Making the Emergency Department Profitable with IT. Healthcare Technology Online, 2011.
  13. The ROI of Real-Time Location Systems and Active RFID in Healthcare. Ekahau, 2013.
  14. The Joint Commission Announces 2014 National Patient Safety Goal. Joint Commission Perspectives, July 2013, Volume 33, Issue 7.
  15. Vanderveen T. Imagine the Possibilities. Available at: https://aamiblog.org/2015/09/02/tim-vanderveen-imagine-the-possibilities/
  16. Top 10 Health Technology Hazards for 2016. ECRI Institute. http://www.ecri.org/2016hazards.
  17. Top 10 Health Technology Hazards for 2015. ECRI Institute. http://www.ecri.org/2015hazards.
  18. Anatomy of an Attack – MEDJACK (Medical Device Hijack) http://deceive.trapx.com/AOAMEDJACK_210_Landing_Page.html.
  19. FDA guidance on cybersecurity for medical devices issued October 2, 2014.
  20. Infusing Patients Safely: Priority Issues from the AAMI/FDA Infusion Device Summit. AAMI, 2010.
  21. Infusion Pumps Total Product Life Cycle – Guidance for Industry & FDA Staff. FDA, December 2014. http://www.fda.gov/downloads/medicaldevices/deviceregulationandguidance/guidancedocuments/ucm209337.pdf.

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  1. Eskew JA, Jacobi J, Buss WE, et al.Using innovative technologies to new safety standards for the infusion of intravenous medications. Hosp Pharm.2002;37:1179-1189.)
  2. Giuliano K. IV Smart Pumps: The Impact of a Simplified User Interface on Clinical Use. AAMI Horizons, Fall 2015)
  3. Vanderveen T, From Smart Pumps to Intelligent Infusion Systems – The Promise of Interoperability. PSQH, May/June 2014
  4. Parmar A, These Device Startups are Challenging the Status Quo, Medical Device Business, Md&DI Online, March 1, 2016, http://www.mddionline.com/article/these-device-startups-are-challenging-status-quo-3-1-16