Journal Article

Reducing errors through discharge medication reconciliation by pharmacy services.

Bishop MA, Cohen BA, Billings LK, et al. American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. 2015;72:S120-6.

In this observational study at a large academic medical center, pharmacists found medication discrepancies in 41% of patients discharged by the hospitalist service. The authors advocate for involving pharmacists in discharge medication reconciliation to avoid adverse drug events, though this strategy has previously yielded mixed results.