Medication Safety Reconciliation Toolkit

North Carolina Center for Hospital Quality and Patient Safety
Cary, North Carolina, USA

 

The toolkit provides extensive detail on where and how to reconcile medications at all transition points of care; how to implement a medication reconciliation process; and provides sample process maps, algorithms, and forms.

 

The tool also provides some resources from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, such as the Mentor Hospital list of hospitals that are implementing medication reconciliation as part of IHI's 5 Million Lives Campaign intervention.

 

Background

The tool kit was designed for use with the North Carolina Medication Reconciliation Collaborative programs. Portions of the tool kit are reproduced with permission of The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence. According to the North Carolina Center for Hospital Quality and Patient Safety website, the materials in this tool kit can be reproduced for the purpose of establishing a medication reconciliation process in a hospital, but cannot be reproduced with intentions of commercial use.

 

Directions

The toolkit is available for download in PDF format (117 pages) from the North Carolina Center for Hospital Quality and Patient Safety website.

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