Journal Article
Study

Automated communication tools and computer-based medication reconciliation to decrease hospital discharge medication errors.

Smith KJ, Handler SM, Kapoor WN, et al. American journal of medical quality : the official journal of the American College of Medical Quality. 2016;31:315-22.

Medication inconsistencies are common at hospital discharge. This study found that computerized discharge medication reconciliation, combined with automatic communication of the reconciled medication list to the patient's primary care physician, reduced discharge medication errors.