oa SA Pharmaceutical Journal - Medical technology vastly improves patient care : opinion

Volume 81, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 2221-5875
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1017



Technology is entrenched in practically every aspect of our daily lives, so it makes sense that the health industry is embracing the use of technology to improve patient safety and minimise human error. A significant number of adverse drug events in South African hospitals every year can be attributed to human error, which is why the adoption of barcode technology has become so critical.

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