Medication Safety in Outpatient Settings Needs Systemic Support Too Alert
Learn the actions to take to reduce the risk of adverse medication events
Medication errors are the most common adverse events in healthcare, and medication safety is a top priority and challenge for organizations. The medication management process is complex, encompassing multiple phases: prescribing, dispensing, administering, and monitoring. ECRI’s Medication Safety in Outpatient Settings Needs Systemic Support Too Alert provides background on this issue, assessment of data, and recommendations to reduce the risk of errors. Read ECRI’s guidance to learn ways that you can improve medication safety in your facility.