Clinical CareImprove Medication Reconciliation, Postacute Handoff Using 2-Part Discharge Checklist
An effective hospital discharge process created by Cleveland Clinic is pivotal in the handoff of patients to postacute-care providers.
Clinical CareAdopt New Approach to Coaching Patients With Multiple Morbidities
Capacity coaching helps older patients with multiple health conditions who are overwhelmed by their illnesses and treatment.
Clinical CareReduce Adverse Drug Events Among High-Risk Patients in Your Community
Community consulting pharmacists work with patients' prescribers and pharmacies for as long as a year after hospital discharge.
Clinical CareChildren's Hospital Pharmacy Automation Expected to Slash Costs
Texas Children's Hospital is implementing the latest technology to dispense, store, and administer medications.
Clinical CareHow You Can Curb Postoperative Delirium
For patients at high risk of postoperative delirium, interventions include medication management and family education.
Clinical CareWhy Your Health System Needs a Chief Pharmacy Officer
CPOs impact health systems on several crucial fronts, including patient safety, cost containment, and standardization.
Clinical Care3 Ways to Limit Overprescribing Antibiotics in the Urgent Care Setting
Better antibiotic stewardship is needed to decrease inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions in ambulatory care settings, according to CDC researchers.
Clinical CareTime to Deprescribe? Protect Patients From Inappropriate Medications
To promote use of safer drugs and to lower risk of patient harm, pharmacists can guide patients and physicians in...
Clinical Care3 Ways to Limit ER Physician Use of Sleeping Aid Drugs
Sleep deprivation and fatigue have plagued emergency room physicians for decades but apparent widespread use of sleeping aid medications entails...
Clinical CareUsing Clinical Pharmacists to Improve Your Emergency Department
Emergency medicine pharmacists can do a lot more than just dispense medications.
Clinical CareHow to Avoid Medication Errors in Hospitals
A new set of guidelines features recommendations for nearly a dozen focal points where medication errors can be avoided in...
Clinical CareHow a Healthcare Collaborative Slashed AMI Hospitalizations by 22%
San Diego's healthcare collaborative cut acute myocardial infarction hospitalizations through clinical care improvement and increased engagement with patients and community...