ISMP article: Eric Cropp weighs in on the error that sent him to prison

Many of you are probably familiar with the story of pharmacist Eric Cropp’s mistake in the IV room that led to the death of 2-year-old Emily Jerry. It was a tragedy for Emily and her family, and also to the advancement of improving patient safety. If healthcare workers live in fear of punitive consequences, errors are hidden instead of fixed. ISMP’s article will send shivers down the back of any pharmacist or technical who compounds medications – could you be one mistake away from a jail sentence??

Click here to read the article on ISMP’s website.

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