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Sederstrom J. Drug Topics. September 17, 2018.
Medication errors continue to be a worldwide patient safety challenge that requires both systems and individual practice strategies for improvement. This magazine article describes how pharmacists can address failures associated with processing, dosing, care transitions, and information sharing to prevent medication errors.
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.
Butterfield S, Stegel C, Glock S, Tartaglia D. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. May/June 2011;8:29-33.
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.
Thompson CA. AJHP News. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2009;66:433-434.
This news article discusses supervisory and procedural issues related to pharmacy technicians' participation in the medication reconciliation process.
Cooney E. Worcester Telegram & Gazette. January 28, 2008;Living section:E1.
This article discusses an AHRQ-funded program to study information technology tools and their ability to minimize medication errors in a geriatric patient population.
Georgia K, Kinney K, Pace A, Helton K. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. November/December 2007;4:40-42,44.
The authors describe the team-based process they used to improve medication management at the admission, transfer, and discharge stages of patient care at a regional trauma center.
Barbella M. Drug Topics. October 8, 2007;151:18.
This article reports how a failure to perform medication reconciliation during patient transfer led to a mother being separated from her newborn daughter for several months.
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.
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.
Krizner K. Managed Healthcare Executive. August 1, 2006;16:36, 38.
This article describes several hospital-based medication reconciliation efforts.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. July 13, 2006;11:1-2.
This article summarizes the results of Institute for Safe Medication Practices' (ISMP's) national survey on medication reconciliation.
Institute for Healthcare Improvement Web site. March 20, 2006.
This article reviews the importance of medication reconciliation, discusses the difficulties of building the process into patient care, and shares stories from hospitals that have successfully implemented programs.
Perry LE. Drug Topics: Health-System Edition. March 20, 2006.
This article reports on the Joint Commission's focus on medication reconciliation and illustrates how health care organizations are applying the process to prevent medication errors.