Journal Article
Study

The pharmacist-physician relationship in the detection of ambulatory medication errors.

Brown A, Bailey JH, Lee J, et al. The American journal of the medical sciences. 2006;331:22-4.

The investigators conducted focus groups with pharmacists and patients in order to better understand the ambulatory pharmacist's role in mitigating and reporting medication errors. They found that pharmacists play an important role in intercepting errors but do not always report them to physicians.