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Journal Article
Study

A medical resident–pharmacist collaboration improves the rate of medication reconciliation verification at discharge.

Caroff DA, Bittermann T, Leonard CE, et al. Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety. 2015;41:457-61.

This pre-post study found that a standardized pharmacist review of patient medications prior to hospital discharge improved the accuracy of medication reconciliation, with fewer errors uncovered over time. This work adds to the body of evidence supporting pharmacist involvement in medication reconciliation across settings.