The Institute for Safe Medication Practices and poison control centers: collaborating to prevent medication errors and unintentional poisonings.
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Poison control centers serve as data collection points for ambulatory medication errors that result in harm. This commentary highlights how reporting programs that collect such data can collaborate and disseminate information about medication-related incidents to reduce errors and promote improvement.
What drugs do you take? Hospitals seek to collect better data and prevent errors.
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2015 Update on The Joint Commission Medication-Related Standards.
Institute for Safe Medication Practices. June 24, 2015; 1:30–3:00 PM (Eastern).
Using medication reconciliation to prevent errors.
Sentinel Event Alert. January 25, 2006;(35):1-4.
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JCAHO tightens leash on medication reconciliation.
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