Reconciling medications at admission: safe practice recommendations and implementation strategies.

@article{Rogers2006ReconcilingMA,
  title={Reconciling medications at admission: safe practice recommendations and implementation strategies.},
  author={Gina Rogers and Eric Alper and Diane Brunelle and Frank A Federico and Clark A Fenn and Lucian Leape and Leslie Kirle and Nancy Ridley and Brian R. Clarridge and Dragana Bolcic-Jankovic and Paula Griswold and Doris Hanna and Catherine L Annas},
  journal={Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety},
  year={2006},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={37-50}
}
BACKGROUND Fifty hospitals collaborated in a patient safety initiative developed and implemented by the Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Errors and the Massachusetts Hospital Association. METHODS A consensus group identified safe practices and suggested implementation strategies. Four collaborative learning sessions were offered, and teams monitored their progress and shared successful strategies and lessons learned. Reports from participating teams and an evaluation… CONTINUE READING