Medication Discrepancies

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Abstract Number: 402

MEDICATIONS DISPENSED AT THE COMMUNITY PHARMACY DESPITE DISCONTINUATION AT HOSPITAL DISCHARGE

Background: Medication discrepancies are prevalent at various transitions of care including hospital discharge. Medication changes at hospital discharge may be misunderstood by the patient or not conveyed throughout the healthcare system. Most outpatient pharmacy medication [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:25:31-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on MEDICATIONS DISPENSED AT THE COMMUNITY PHARMACY DESPITE DISCONTINUATION AT HOSPITAL DISCHARGE

HM2016 Abstract Number: 190

Effect of Medication Reconciliation Performed by the Pharmacist on Outcomes of Medication Safety and Patient Care

Background: Medication discrepancies, defined as unexplained differences between documented medication regimens, are highly prevalent in the hospital setting and an important contributor to adverse drug events.  In the hospital setting, 27% of all prescribing errors occur [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Innovations Abstracts, Perioperative|Comments Off on Effect of Medication Reconciliation Performed by the Pharmacist on Outcomes of Medication Safety and Patient Care