Medication Safety

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Abstract Number: 211

HEPARIN INFUSION AFTER DIRECT ORAL ANTICOAGULANTS: STRATEGIES FOR IMPROVING QUALITY AND SAFETY OF ELECTRONIC ORDER SETS

Background: Hospitalized patients receiving direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) sometimes require bridging with unfractionated heparin (UFH). Monitoring UFH with anti-Xa assays has been shown to correlate with better outcomes. However, DOACs interfere with anti-Xa assays resulting [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:54+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Patient Safety|Comments Off on HEPARIN INFUSION AFTER DIRECT ORAL ANTICOAGULANTS: STRATEGIES FOR IMPROVING QUALITY AND SAFETY OF ELECTRONIC ORDER SETS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 332

BARRIERS AND FACILITATORS TO IMPLEMENTING AN ELECTRONIC PILLBOX INTERVENTION DURING CARE TRANSITIONS

Background: Adverse drug events are common during transitions of care and often due to patient misunderstanding of the medication regimen or non-adherence. Challenges exist that may influence the ability of new interventions to address this [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:57:56+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on BARRIERS AND FACILITATORS TO IMPLEMENTING AN ELECTRONIC PILLBOX INTERVENTION DURING CARE TRANSITIONS