Medication Reconciliation

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 266

MEDICATION RECONCILIATION: REC IT RIGHT, SO IT’S NOT A WRECK

Background: The Joint Commission (TJC) included medication reconciliation (MedRec) as a 2005 National Patient Safety Goal to reduce errors related to medication omissions, duplications and interactions. Medication errors and harms continue to be one of [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:24:33-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on MEDICATION RECONCILIATION: REC IT RIGHT, SO IT’S NOT A WRECK

HM2018 Abstract Number: 248

THE MULTI-CENTER MEDICATION RECONCILIATION QUALITY IMPROVEMENT STUDY 2 (MARQUIS2): METHODS AND IMPLEMENTATION

Background: The first Multi-Center Medication Reconciliation Quality Improvement Study (MARQUIS1) demonstrated that implementation of a medication reconciliation best practices toolkit decreased unintentional medication discrepancies with potential for harm in five hospitals. Purpose: For MARQUIS2 we [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:57:38-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on THE MULTI-CENTER MEDICATION RECONCILIATION QUALITY IMPROVEMENT STUDY 2 (MARQUIS2): METHODS AND IMPLEMENTATION

HM2018 Abstract Number: 165

INTER-PROFESSIONAL QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF DISCHARGE MEDICATION RECONCILIATION PROCESS FOR HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

Background: Accurate medication reconciliation during transitions of care can decrease medication related adverse drug events. The Joint Commission has prioritized medication reconciliation as one of the national patient safety goals. Effective pharmacist-physician-patient collaboration can improve [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:53:02-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Patient Safety|Comments Off on INTER-PROFESSIONAL QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF DISCHARGE MEDICATION RECONCILIATION PROCESS FOR HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

HM2017 Abstract Number: 261

PHARMACY-DRIVEN CONTINUUM OF CARE PROGRAM: REDUCING RELATED READMISSIONS IN PATIENTS WITH HIGH-VOLUME HOME MEDICATIONS ON THE GENERAL MEDICINE SERVICE

Background: U.S. healthcare costs are rising due to the increase in polypharmacy, which is a potential risk factor for hospital readmission.1 In a cohort study of 5,507 patients with ≥10 discharge medications, more than 25% of [...]

By | 2017-04-26T02:36:27-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Research Abstracts, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on PHARMACY-DRIVEN CONTINUUM OF CARE PROGRAM: REDUCING RELATED READMISSIONS IN PATIENTS WITH HIGH-VOLUME HOME MEDICATIONS ON THE GENERAL MEDICINE SERVICE

HM2017 Abstract Number: 154

MULTIDISCIPLINARY HUDDLE IMPROVES ADMISSION MEDICATION RECONCILIATION COMPLETION AND ACCURACY

Background: Up to 67% of patients have at least one medication error on admission to the hospital with over a quarter of hospital prescribing errors attributed to incomplete medication histories at admission. Key aspects of [...]

By | 2017-04-26T03:12:27-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Quality Improvement, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on MULTIDISCIPLINARY HUDDLE IMPROVES ADMISSION MEDICATION RECONCILIATION COMPLETION AND ACCURACY

HM2016 Abstract Number: 348

R-Va-Marquis: Implementing Best Practices in Medication Reconciliation for Rural Veterans

Background: High-quality medication reconciliation is key to reducing medication errors during care transitions. This concept is of paramount importance to Veterans living in rural areas due to less access to clinical pharmacy services. We adapted [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Finalist, Research Abstracts, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on R-Va-Marquis: Implementing Best Practices in Medication Reconciliation for Rural Veterans

HM2016 Abstract Number: 334

Improving Medication Safety Through a New Multidisciplinary Approach to Medicine Reconciliation at an Urban Safety Net Academic Hospital

Background: Studies have shown that care transitions represent times of great risk, especially to vulnerable patients; medication reconciliation is a major component of ensuring safe care transitions. Yet, challenges exist to obtaining a best possible [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Innovations Abstracts, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on Improving Medication Safety Through a New Multidisciplinary Approach to Medicine Reconciliation at an Urban Safety Net Academic Hospital