Healthcare barcode effect on Patient’s safety [Student Name] [Course Title] [Instructor Name] [Date] Abstract The increasing number of medication errors in hospital setting has long been an issue of concern. The use of barcode technology was integrated in the healthcare system to reduce the number of these medication errors. It is argued that incorporating these errors in the healthcare system can give rise to other issues, such as dissatisfaction of the nursing staff, reluctance of the staff toward new technology, and process management errors. However, education of the nursing staff and smooth integration of the barcode technology in the existing system can help in increasing the efficiency of the nursing staff and reducing the overall cost of healthcare and medication errors.
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