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Medication safety infrastructure in critical-access hospitals in Florida.

Authors
  • Winterstein, Almut G
  • Hartzema, Abraham G
  • Johns, Thomas E
  • De Leon, Jessica M
  • McDonald, Kathie
  • Henshaw, Zak
  • Pannell, Robert
Type
Published Article
Journal
American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2006
Volume
63
Issue
5
Pages
442–450
Identifiers
PMID: 16484518
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Based on weighted importance and feasibility, QI efforts in CAHs should focus on enhancing medication order review systems, standardizing procedures for handling high-risk medications, promoting an appropriate safety culture, involvement in seamless care, and investment in HIT.

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