Category Archives: Medication Reconciliation

Plan Ahead for Medication Reconciliation

Consumer Reports- Your caregivers say it’s time for you to leave the hospital. That’s great, but it’s no time to let down your guard. You’re actually approaching one of the most dangerous times of your hospital stay. Research suggests … Continue reading

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Part Two: Accomplishing Medication Reconciliation

While the importance of medication reconciliation is universally recognized, there is no consensus on the best method of carrying out the process of reconciling medications. A variety of methods have been studied, including having pharmacists perform the entire process, linking … Continue reading

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Part One: Medication Reconciliation

Patients admitted to a hospital commonly receive new medications or have changes made to their existing medications. As a result, the new medication regimen prescribed at the time of discharge may inadvertently omit needed medications that patients have been receiving … Continue reading

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