October 15, 2012 | By: Calevir
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has released a toolkit “Medications at Transitions and Clinical Handoffs (MATCH) Toolkit for Medication Reconciliation.” The toolkit is designed to facilitate the reduction of patient harm due to adverse drug events or medication errors. AHRQ suggests the following advantages:
The toolkit is designed to help acute care and post-acute care facilities evaluate and improve their current medication reconciliation process. Check it out today!
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It’s time for healthcare organizations to partner up with a Patient Safety Organization. Are you ready? Hospitals have an approaching deadline to sign up with a Patient Safety Organization (PSO) for
The Center for Patient Safety believes that collaboration and sharing are the best ways to drive improvement. We strive to provide the right solutions and resources to improve healthcare safety and quality.