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Journal Article > Commentary
Prospective daily review of discharge medications by pharmacists: effects on measures of safety and efficiency.
Craynon R, Hager DR, Reed M, Pawola J, Rough SS. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2018;75:1486-1492.
Pharmacists are expanding their reach as stewards of medication safety into the front line of care. This project report describes the pilot testing of pharmacist involvement in development and review of medication orders in the discharge workflow. A substantive percentage of medication problems were prevented due to pharmacist engagement.
Journal Article > Study
Pedersen CA, Schneider PJ, Scheckelhoff DJ. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2017;74:1336-1352.
This survey of hospital pharmacy directors sheds light on current medication safety practices. The results demonstrate that electronic health records and computerized prescriber order entry have been adopted in most hospitals. They also found expansion of the pharmacist role in improving safety in inpatient and outpatient care.