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  1. Pratt, Benjamin R. MS, MSW
  2. Dunford, Benjamin B. PhD
  3. Alexander, Mary MA, RN, CRNI(R), CAE, FAAN
  4. Morgeson, Frederick P. PhD
  5. Vogus, Timothy J. PhD


While specialized infusion clinical services remain the standard of care, widespread curtailing and disbanding of infusion teams as a cost-cutting measure has been documented in health care organizations for nearly 2 decades. Owing to this trend, as well as recent government interventions in medical error control, the authors engaged in an exploratory study of infusion administration practices in the US health care industry. This article presents the authors' exploratory findings, as well as their potential implications.