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At Alfred Health the Pharmacists are reducing medication errors

Categories: Patient Safety, Innovation | Author: Matt Stewart | Posted: 9/11/2015 | Views: 1222
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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