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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.