Discover five causes of medication errors that increased significantly during COVID and get advice on how pharmacists can limit risk moving forward.
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Patient Safety Organizations (PSOs) are a vital tool for healthcare organizations that enable you to improve medication safety and focus on quality improvement work in a safe, legally-protected environment. Medication errors are an unfortunate occurrence in pharmacies, hospitals, long-term care and other healthcare settings across the United States, and the impact they have is devastating. […]
Nothing could have prepared Canadian pharmacies for the impact of COVID-19. As hospitals and doctor’s offices shifted to online appointments or went into lockdown, pharmacies remained open and accessible to the public, propelling pharmacists to the frontlines of healthcare. Throughout the pandemic, pharmacies were inundated with an influx of phone calls and walk-ins from […]
Medication errors are an unfortunate, yet not uncommon occurrence in pharmacies, nursing and post-acute care homes, and other healthcare settings across the United States. Each year, approximately 7,000-9,000 patients die as a result of medication errors, while hundreds of thousands more experience adverse reactions or complications1. Understanding how medication incidents and near-misses occur is key […]
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“…a long-term care home is primarily the home of its residents and is to be operated so that it is a place where they may live with dignity and in security, safety and comfort and have their physical, psychological, social, spiritual and cultural needs adequately met.” ~ Part 1, Fundamental Principle and Interpretation of the […]