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High-Alert Medication Modeling and Error-Reduction Scorecards (HAMMERS) for Community Pharmacies.
Horsham, PA: Institute for Safe Medication Practices; 2012.

This toolkit was developed to help community pharmacies identify risks associated with dispensing high-alert medications, assess how these risks may affect patients, and implement strategies to prevent errors.

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