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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article

Pharmacists in pharmacovigilance: can increased diagnostic opportunity in community settings translate to better vigilance?

Rutter P, Brown D, Howard J, et al. Drug safety. 2014;37:465-9.

Pharmacists continue to play a critical role in reducing medication errors. Exploring ways to enhance the role of community pharmacists in medication safety, this commentary advocates for providing education about the importance of reporting adverse drug events and training to improve diagnostic skills.