At Alfred Health the Pharmacists are reducing medication errors
Categories: Patient Safety, Innovation |
Author: Matt Stewart
Posted: 9/11/2015 |
A randomised trial of credentialed pharmacists taking medication histories and charting medications on admission has resulted in impressive results. The rate of identified medication errors was 0.5% in the pharmacist arm compared to 35.3% in the medical arm.
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