Journal of Leukemia Research

Using Lean Six Sigma (LSS) and Total Quality Management (TQM), how to improve ineffective communication among care providers, which leads to medication errors in hospital settings – A Review
Rahim M*

Lahore School of Nursing, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan

Correspondence to Author: Rahim M
Abstract:

Inadequate communication among health-care providers jeopardises patient safety in hospitals and clinics. Several studies are currently being conducted to improve effective communication in order to save many patients’ lives and to reduce medication errors that result in scout events. Though advanced techniques and fashionable machines have been introduced in health care settings, effective communication is still very important in producing patient safety and avoiding adverse outcomes of the intended treatment. Ineffective communication is the leading cause of medication errors in hospitals. There is a need to pay attention to this critical issue, its causes, and solutions. The study’s goal is to improve communication among health-care providers in order to reduce medication errors that result in scout events

Drug inaccuracies, also known as a medication slip, occur during the prescribing, administering, and distributing of medications, and are simply harm that can be avoided via the use of a management technique and careful execution. These inaccuracies are divided into three categories: minor, moderate, and severe on the negative outcomes Medication Error (ME) rates are astronomically high in developing countries due to inadequate infrastructure and a lack of effective policies/manuals. Most MEs square measure the outcomes of ineffective medication and administration communication or information. This increased risk can be reduced by utilising 2 management methods such as Lean Six Letters of the Alphabet (LSS) and Total Quality Management (TQM), which reduce MEs through effective communication between health care providers. because existing methods for avoiding MEs do not appear to be satisfactory and want to associate the significance of a research towards surplus consumer mistreatment

Keywords:

Ineffective communication; Medication errors; Lean six sigma; Total quality management; Management process; Effective communication; Communication among health care providers; Medication errors in hospital settings; Variable Rate blood vessel hypoglycaemic agent Infusion (VRIII); HBA1C; Case situations

Citation:

Rahim M. Using Lean Six Sigma (LSS) and Total Quality Management (TQM), how to improve ineffective communication among care providers, which leads to medication errors in hospital settings – A Review Journal of Leukemia Research 2020.