Evolution of Anticoagulants and the Effects on Patient Safety.
Institute for Safe Medication Practices. March 19, 2015; 1:30–3:00 PM (Eastern).
Anticoagulation therapy places patients at high risk of harm if incorrectly administered. This webinar will discuss recent changes in anticoagulation safety, including hazards associated with its use, common errors that contribute to failures, and practical modifications to anticoagulant use that could improve the safety of this medication delivery.
Availability of Spanish prescription labels.
Sharif I, Lo S, Ozuah PO. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2006;17:65-69.
Practitioners agree on medication reconciliation value, but frustration and difficulties abound.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. July 13, 2006;11:1-2.
Implementation of an electronic system for medication reconciliation.
Kramer JS, Hopkins PJ, Rosendale JC, et al. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2007;64:404-422.
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Reduce readmissions with pharmacy programs that focus on transitions from the hospital to the community.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. November 15, 2012;17:1-3.