Journal Article

Improving inpatient mental health medication safety through the process of obtaining HIMSS Stage 7: a case report.

Sulkers H; Tajirian T; Paterson J; Mucuceanu D; MacArthur T; Strauss J; Kalia K; Strudwick G; Jankowicz D.

Electronic health records (EHRs) have been widely adopted as a strategy to improve patient safety. This commentary explores how one hospital used professional standard achievement to motivate medication safety in inpatient mental health settings. The innovation emphasized scanning technologies, direct prescriber order entry, and EHR-generated data analysis as approaches to enhance the reliability of medication processes for this patient base.