Development of a tool within the electronic medical record to facilitate medication reconciliation after hospital discharge.
Approach to Improving SafetyResource TypeSetting of CareTarget AudienceOrigin/Sponsor
Efforts to prevent medication-related adverse events after hospital discharge have largely focused on medication reconciliation at the time of discharge. This study reports on the early experience with a medication reconciliation tool for use by primary care physicians after discharge. Although initial uptake was low, the study reports on many lessons learned through initial implementation.