Abt Associates: Bold thinkers driving real-world impact
CAMBRIDGE, MA—U.S. hospitals which digitally processed prescriptions in 2008 prevented 17 million medication errors, according to a first-of-its-kind study by Abt Associates. The study, funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, was published recently online in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.
Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research, evaluation and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates is regularly ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms and one of the top 40 international development innovators. The company has multiple offices in the U.S. and program offices in more than 40 countries.