Journal Article
Study

Medication reconciliation improvement utilizing process redesign and clinical decision support.

Rungvivatjarus T, Kuelbs CL, Miller L, et al. Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety. 2020;46:27-36.

This study describes a multi-disciplinary quality improvement project aimed at increasing the percentage of completed medication reconciliations upon admission. Interventions included EHR workflow redesigns, provider training, and performance data reporting. After seven months, the project resulted in an increase in medication reconciliation at admission, and a higher percentage of medication reconciled across drug classes, including high-alert drugs.