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Table 1 Labels in event originating stage, event type and event cause

From: An automated pipeline for analyzing medication event reports in clinical settings

Attributes Labels per NCC MERP Taxonomy
Event Originating Stage “ordering”, “transcribing”, “dispensing”, “administering”, “monitoring”, “medication reconciliation”
Event Type “wrong dose”, “wrong dose (omission)”, “wrong drug”, “wrong time”, “wrong record”, “billing issue”, “adverse drug reaction” and “wrong administration”
Event Cause “information deficit”, “performance deficit”, “devices (HIT)”, “pathophysiological factor”, and “external factor”