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Report ID: PSETS0000105053, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Reported Entity: MOUNTAIN HOME TN - 621
The Pharmacy dispensed the wrong medication yesterday to the wrong veteran at the window. Veteran A received Veteran B's medication. Veteran A did not take any of the medication. He brought it back to the Pharmacy where the Pharmacy dispensed the appropriate medication to him. The Pharmacy destroyed the medication that was brought back by Veteran A and filled the prescription again for Veteran B.
06/06/14: The Incident Resolution Team has determined that Veteran B will be sent a HIPAA notification letter due to Protected Health Information (PHI) being disclosed.