Prescriptions for Error

Number 23349
Subject Medicine
Source ABC News 20/20
State NY
Year 2007
Publication Date 03/30/2007
Summary "The ABC Investigative Team filled 100 prescriptions at the country's top retail pharmacies in four states. Our undercover investigation found a shocking 22% error rate, 1 out of 5, of prescriptions filled at major retails pharmacies. In another shocking finding, the people behind the counter filling the prescriptions were often not trained pharmacists, but high schools students."
Category Contest Entry
Pages 54
Keywords medicine; prescriptions; pharmacy; pharmacist; Florida; Walgreen's;
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