TraQ Program of the BC PBCO

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Case Study O2 - Discussion Part 2b - Answer (Question 2)

What are some long-term strategies for preventing communication errors that cause transfusion and other medical errors?

Long-term strategies include

  • Developing SOPs and toolsto facilitate communication between everyone involved in the patient's transfusion therapy
  • Training health professionals tovalue communication and teamwork
  • Eliminatingboundaries between professional groups and between departments
  • Developing information technology that facilitate information transfer