Journal Article

A web application to involve patients in the medication reconciliation process: a user-centered usability and usefulness study.

Marien S, Legrand D, Ramdoyal R, et al. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA. 2018;25:1488-1500.

Patients can be effectively engaged to improve medication safety in the ambulatory and inpatient settings. Investigators worked with 42 patients to evaluate an application that allowed them to review their medication list. Patients found the application to be useful and easy to use. A WebM&M commentary discussed an incident involving a patient-detected medication error.