A web application to involve patients in the medication reconciliation process: a user-centered usability and usefulness study.
Approach to Improving Safety
Setting of Care
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.