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Case Study O2 - Final Quiz - Answer (Question 3)

TraQ Program of the BC PBCO

Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Case Study O2 - Final Quiz - Answer (Question 3)

What are some of the limitations of technological mistake-proofing devices?

Limitations of the newer technological devices include:

  • Expensive to implement
  • Technical limitations (new devices always improve over time)
  • Require many users to identify all of the problems
  • Lots of practice is needed for staff to maintain proficiency and confidence
  • Scanning bar coded wristbands may fail (food stains, crinkles, etc.)
  • Technology cannot totally replace effective interaction between healthcare workers
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