Library: Infusion Therapy Safety
AAMI and AAMI Foundation Resources
Methodology for Ensuring Accuracy and Validity of Infusion Pump Alarm Data, BI&T May/June 2018
- Infusion Therapy Quick Guide: Improving the Safety of Multiple IV Infusions, January 2017
- AAMI Foundation Infusion Therapy Quick Guide: Optimizing Patient Outcomes—Questions Senior Hospital Leaders Should Ask about Infusion Therapy Safety, November 2016
- Comparison of Automated versus Manual Programming of Infusion Pumps, BI&T, July/August 2016
- Majority of IV Medication Errors Linked to Clinical Practice Not Technology, March 8, 2016
- AAMI Podcast, Episode 15: Infusion System Safety, Nov. 23, 2015
- Implementing Smart Infusion Pumps at Kaiser Permanente 2015 Fall Horizons
- IV Smart Pumps: The Impact of a Simplified User Interface on Clinical Use, Horizons, Fall 2015
- More 'Actionable Insight' Needed to Improve Infusion Safety, AAMI News, November 2015
- A Need to Graduate from 'Smart' to 'Intelligent' with Infusion Safety, AAMI News, September 2015
- First Do No Harm: Making Infusion Pumps Safer, BI&T, September/October 2010
- Improve Infusion Safety and Reduce Alarm Fatigue in the ICU, AACN NTI, 2014
- Forget Smart Phones―What You Need Are Smart Pumps!, AACN National Teaching Institute, May 2013
- Smart Pumps: Achieving 100% Drug Library Compliance and Averting Medical Errors, AACN National Teaching Institute, May 2013
- Integrating Technology to Improve Medication Administration American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, Volume 68, May 1, 2011
- Improving Medication Infusion Safety through Technology and Practice, AONE 42nd Annual Meeting, April 2009
Infusion Quick Links
Infusion Device Summit, 2010 — A diverse group of stakeholders identified the many challenges associated with infusion devices at this transformative summit.
National Coalition for Infusion Therapy Safety — This coalition addresses ongoing patient safety issues identified in 2010 at the AAMI/FDA Infusion Device Summit.
National Coalition for Infusion Therapy Safety: Patient Safety Seminars — Includes slides, meeting recordings, and future meetings.
Safety Innovations Series: Infusion Therapy Safety — A collection of white papers and case studies from the AAMI Foundation.