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This time-series analysis demonstrated that a multicomponent intervention including voluntary reporting,trigger tool review, and pharmacy process improvement led to a significant decrease in adverse drug eventsin an inpatient setting. These findings underscore the need for a comprehensive approach to medication safety.
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Journal of Quality Improvement in Healthcare, Second Edition.
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