Award for Excellence in Medication-Use Safety.
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
The Award for Excellence in Medication-Use Safety is a national competition that honors outstanding leadership, teamwork, innovation, and measurable results in patient safety improvements. The award is designed to recognize a pharmacy-led, multidisciplinary team effort. The winner of the award will receive $50,000, and two finalists will receive $10,000 each. The deadline for submitting letters of intent for the 2015 funding cycle is November 14, 2014.
ASHP Policy Positions, Statements, and Guidelines.
Bethesda, MD: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
Personal digital assistant-based drug information sources: potential to improve medication safety.
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Using pharmacogenetics to improve drug safety and efficacy.
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2004 ASHP Leadership Conference on Pharmacy Practice Management Executive Summary: Improving patient care and medication safety.
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Success Stories from the AHRQ Medical Office Survey on Patient Safety Culture. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. September 16, 2014; 1:00–2:00 PM (Eastern).
Beyond Medication Error Reporting: A New Approach for Understanding Medication Safety Risk. Institute for Safe Medication Practices. September 18, 2014; 1:30–3:00 PM (Eastern).
Award for Excellence in Medication-Use Safety. American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.