Adverse drug events and medication problems in "Hospital at Home" patients.
Approach to Improving Safety
Setting of Care
In "Hospital at Home" (HaH) programs, patients receive inpatient medical treatment such as intravenous medications, daily laboratory monitoring, and basic imaging in their home under close clinician supervision. Among 50 HaH patients in New York, 22% experienced an adverse drug event. A WebM&M commentary discussed medication challenges unique to the home.