Medication

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Abstract Number: 287

COLLABORATIVE APPROACH TO IMPROVING MEDICATION RECONCILIATION

Background: Medication errors harm 1.5 million patients yearly, designating medication reconciliation a National Patient Safety Goal. The average hospitalized patient is subject to at least 1 medication error per day (IOM,2007), with 70% of patients [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:22:46-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on COLLABORATIVE APPROACH TO IMPROVING MEDICATION RECONCILIATION

HM2018 Abstract Number: 301

A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO REDUCING MEDICATION ALERTS

Background: Medication alerts are one of the touted safety features with the electronic health record (EHR). With time, users tend to override the alerts, which leads to patient harm. The phenomenon of “alert fatigue” is [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:04:36-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO REDUCING MEDICATION ALERTS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 227

BRINGING PHARMACISTS AND HOSPTIALISTS TOGETHER IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT TO IMPROVE ADMISSION MEDICATION RECONCILIATION

Background: Adverse drug events (ADEs) result in more than 770,000 injuries and deaths each year and cost up to $5.6 million per hospital, depending on size. The hospital admission is often where the patient is [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:53:08-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on BRINGING PHARMACISTS AND HOSPTIALISTS TOGETHER IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT TO IMPROVE ADMISSION MEDICATION RECONCILIATION

HM2017 Abstract Number: 272

FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH THE ABILITY OF INPATIENTS TO RECALL THEIR OUTPATIENT PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION LIST

Background: Patient understanding of prescription medication regimens is an important aspect of health literacy and inpatient medication reconciliation. There is a lack of data regarding patient knowledge of their own outpatient prescription medications. This study [...]

By | 2017-04-26T02:32:32-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Research Abstracts, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH THE ABILITY OF INPATIENTS TO RECALL THEIR OUTPATIENT PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION LIST

HM2017 Abstract Number: 302

EXPENSIVE FREE HOSPITALIZATIONS — A NOVEL APPROACH TO REDUCING OUTPATIENT MEDICATION COST

Background: Up to forty-five percent of Americans do not fill prescriptions secondary to cost. Medication non-adherence leads to morbidity and mortality (~$100-300B annually). The majority of physicians cannot price medications within 25% of cost. Our [...]

By | 2017-04-20T18:08:47-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Innovations Abstracts, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on EXPENSIVE FREE HOSPITALIZATIONS — A NOVEL APPROACH TO REDUCING OUTPATIENT MEDICATION COST