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Pharmacist Staffing and the Use of Technology in Small Rural Hospitals: Implications for Medication Safety.

Casey MM, Moscovice I, Davidson G. Minneapolis, MN: Upper Midwest Rural Health Research Center; 2005.

The authors report the findings of a national study of small, rural hospitals in the United States. Results indicate a relationship between accreditation by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, financial status, pharmacy staffing, and technology use with the implementation of medication safety practices.