PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center
Measure: Before starting a blood or blood product transfusion, the patient is matched to the blood or blood product using a two person verification process that uses at least two unique patient identifiers.

Time Period Ending:  3/31/2013

What We Are Doing:

For NPSG.01.03.02 Eliminate transfussion errors related to Patient misidentification - At PeaceHealth St John Medical Center  we follow guidelines ensuring that at least two individual who are qualified to perform the task of transfusing blood are involved, one administering, one verifying each step.  We audit this on a monthly basis to ensure full compliance.

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