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Butterfield S, Stegel C, Glock S, Tartaglia D. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. May/June 2011;8:29-33.
This article describes a regional collaborative to enhance care transitions of Medicare beneficiaries by improving communication, teamwork, and medication reconciliation.
Guide for Developing a Community-Based Patient Safety Advisory Council.
Leonhardt K, Bonin K, Pagel P. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; April 2008. AHRQ Publication Nos. 080048.
In Conversation With… David Meltzer, MD, PhD
Direct oral anticoagulants: a review of common medication errors.
Barr D, Epps QJ. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2019;47:146-154.
Day of discharge does not impact hospital readmission after major cardiac surgery.
Sanaiha Y, Ou R, Ramos G, Juo YY, Shemin RJ, Benharash P. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;106:1767-1773.
Impact of medication reconciliation for improving transitions of care.
Redmond P, Grimes TC, McDonnell R, Boland F, Hughes C, Fahey T. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018;8:CD010791.
Improving patient safety and efficiency of medication reconciliation through the development and adoption of a computer-assisted tool with automated electronic integration of population-based community drug data: the RightRx project.
Tamblyn R, Winslade N, Lee TC, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2018;25:482-495.
Improving admission medication reconciliation with pharmacists or pharmacy technicians in the emergency department: a randomised controlled trial.
Pevnick JM, Nguyen C, Jackevicius CA, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2018;27:512-520.
Beyond medication reconciliation: the correct medication list.
Rose AJ, Fischer SH, Paasche-Orlow MK. JAMA. 2017;317:2057-2058.
Measuring to improve medication reconciliation in a large subspecialty outpatient practice.
Kern E, Dingae MB, Langmack EL, Juarez C, Cott G, Meadows SK. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2017;43:212-223.
High prevalence of medication discrepancies between home health referrals and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services home health certification and plan of care and their potential to affect safety of vulnerable elderly adults.
Brody AA, Gibson B, Tresner-Kirsch D, et al. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016;64:e166-e170.
The medication reconciliation process and classification of discrepancies: a systematic review.
Almanasreh E, Moles R, Chen TF. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2016;82:645-658.
The 'go-between' study: a simulation study comparing the 'Traffic Lights' and 'SBAR' tools as a means of communication between anaesthetic staff.
MacDougall-Davis SR, Kettley L, Cook TM. Anaesthesia. 2016;71:764-772.
Pharmacy-led medication reconciliation programmes at hospital transitions: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Mekonnen AB, McLachlan AJ, Brien JE. J Clin Pharm Ther. 2016;41:128-144.
Changes in efficiency and safety culture after integration of an I-PASS-supported handoff process.
Sheth S, McCarthy E, Kipps AK, et al. Pediatrics. 2016;137:1-9.
Improving medication safety during hospital-based transitions of care.
Sponsler KC, Neal EB, Kripalani S. Cleve Clin J Med. 2015;82:351-360.
Unintentional discontinuation of chronic medications for seniors in nursing homes: evaluation of a national medication reconciliation accreditation requirement using a population-based cohort study.
Stall NM, Fischer HD, Wu CF, et al. Medicine (Baltimore). 2015;94:e899.
Evaluation of adverse drug events and medication discrepancies in transitions of care between hospital discharge and primary care follow-up.
Armor BL, Wight AJ, Carter SM. J Pharm Pract. 2016;29:132-137.
The influence of organizational factors on patient safety: examining successful handoffs in health care.
Richter JP, McAlearney AS, Pennell ML. Health Care Manage Rev. 2016;41:32-41.
A systematic review of teamwork in the intensive care unit: what do we know about teamwork, team tasks, and improvement strategies?
Dietz AS, Pronovost PJ, Mendez-Tellez PA, et al. J Crit Care. 2014;29:908-914.
Principles supporting dynamic clinical care teams: an American College of Physicians position paper.
Doherty RB, Crowley RA; Health and Public Policy Committee of the American College of Physicians. Ann Intern Med. 2013;159:620-626.
Survey results: community liaison programs to decrease hospital readmissions.
ISMP Medication Safey Alert! Acute Care Edition. March 7, 2013;18:1-3.
Medications at Transitions and Clinical Handoffs (MATCH) Toolkit for Medication Reconciliation.
Gleason KM, Brake H, Agramonte V, Perfetti C. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; Revised August 2012. AHRQ Publication No. 11(12)-0059.
Interdisciplinary teamwork in hospitals: a review and practical recommendations for improvement.
O'Leary KJ, Sehgal NL, Terrell G, Williams MV; High Performance Teams and the Hospital of the Future Project Team. J Hosp Med. 2012;7:48-54.
Developing a programme for medication reconciliation at the time of admission into hospital.
Manzorro AG, Zoni AC, Rieiro CR, et al. Int J Clin Pharm. 2011;33:603-609.
Medication reconciliation: barriers and facilitators from the perspectives of resident physicians and pharmacists.
Boockvar KS, Santos SL, Kushniruk A, Johnson C, Nebeker JR. J Hosp Med. 2011;6:329-337.
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