Unsafe medication practices and medication errors are a leading cause of injury and avoidable harm in health care systems across the world. Globally, the cost associated with medication errors has been estimated at $42 billion USD annually. Errors can occur at different stages of the medication use process. This is the movie trailer, adopted for audio for a short documentary (OVER)DOSE, How can we prevent medication errors? which will air on 29 June 2021.
More about the event: https://www.linkedin.com/events/over-dose-howcanwepreventmedica6800062280823263232/
Video trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPKvDYSm1mI&t=29s
Speakers in this episode:
- David Kliff has been living with diabetes for over 20 years. He’s known as the Diabetic Investor, which is the name of the newsletter he’s been publishing for over two decades.
- Dr. David W. Bates, Professor of Health Policy and Management at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
- Lea Dias is the founder of a healthcare startup called Quaefacta. She is a Clinical Pharmacist by background and in the past worked as the CLinical Safety Pharmacist at the Perth Children’s Hospital.