Pharmacist-led medication reconciliation initiatives can reduce errors, improve care

Patient Safety Monitor Insider

March 26, 2014

 

When it comes to medication reconciliation (also known as “med rec”), accuracy is everything. Having an effective process in place ensures each patient’s medication is accurately recorded and avoids inconsistencies or potential errors throughout each transition of care.

 
Although this process is often targeted toward a multidisciplinary group of clinicians, at least one study makes a case for pharmacist-led interventions.
 
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