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Search results for "Newspaper/Magazine Article"
Lefeber J. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. January/February 2014;11:26-28,30-31.
This article reveals the experience of a critical access hospital that used medication reconciliation to expand electronic health record adoption efforts. The author describes challenges hospital leaders faced and makes recommendations for organizations to consider when implementing a medication reconciliation program.
Gao T, Gaunt MJ. PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. December 2013;10:125-136.
Analyzing data submitted to the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Reporting System, this piece identifies problems related to the medication reconciliation process and includes methods to address them.
Daly M, Lee B. Formulary. August 8, 2013.
This article examines the value of medication reconciliation as a strategy to improve safety and reveals its potential to save costs.
ISMP Medication Safey Alert! Acute Care Edition. March 7, 2013;18:1-3.
This newsletter article details the characteristics of successful community liaison programs, which facilitate transitions from hospital to home, and describes how such programs can reduce the risk of medication discrepancies.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. June 2012;9:50-57.
Discussing errors related to hospital patients' use of personal medications, this newsletter article provides recommendations to reduce risks associated with this practice.
Butterfield S, Stegel C, Glock S, Tartaglia D. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. May/June 2011;8:29-33.
Page D. Hosp Health Netw. 2011 Mar;85:48, 50.
This piece describes the medication reconciliation process and discusses limitations of current information technology applications.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. November 18, 2010;15:1-3.
This article reports results of a national survey on how "tall man" lettering has clarified high-consequence drug name confusion and includes a list of medication name pairs in such lettering.
Jt Comm Perspect. August 2010;30:6-7.
This newsletter article discusses the National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) for 2011 and describes revisions of current NPSGs.
Crocker C. Nurs Times. 2009 Nov 24;105:12-15.
This article tracks the care of a United Kingdom National Health Service patient and identifies several areas for process improvement to ensure safe medication delivery.
Anderson HJ. Health Data Manage. May 1, 2009;17:22.
This article discusses efforts to support medicine administration through various information technology techniques. It is second in a three-part series on patient safety and computerization.
Friedley NJ. Med Econ. October 17, 2008;85:34-38.
This continuing education activity includes an article discussing medication errors in the context of ambulatory care and provides a medication safety plan for primary care practices.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. September 2008;5:75-80.
This article analyzed reports of medication errors due to patient allergies and found that lack of patient or drug information contributed to many of these errors.
Most Wired Magazine. February 2008.
This article presents a moderated discussion of health care executives and industry experts on how hospitals are utilizing information technology to enhance medication safety.
Health Manage Technol. October 2007;28:34-36.
This article outlines the challenges and successes the US Army Medical Department has experienced in its approach to implementing medication reconciliation technology.
Crane AB. Hosp Health Netw. 2007 Oct;81:57-8, 60, 2.
This article describes how implementing electronic medication management and reconciliation processes can significantly reduce medication errors in the long term.
Kowalczyk L. Boston Globe. April 21, 2007:B1.
This article reports on the results from Joint Commission site inspections of five Boston-area hospitals.
Starr D, West L. Most Wired Magazine. November 9, 2006.
The authors describe elements and key success factors of redesigning medication delivery and administration to support medication reconciliation.
Moore G. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. November/December 2006;3:28-30, 32-33.
Krizner K. Managed Healthcare Executive. August 1, 2006;16:36, 38.
This article describes several hospital-based medication reconciliation efforts.