Register Now: Using Health IT to Reduce Medication Errors and Improve Patient Safety

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) invites you to join a free Web conference August 26 from 2:30-4 p.m. Eastern TimeUsing Health IT to Reduce Medication Errors and Improve Patient Safety.  There are 1.5 continuing education (CE) credits available to participants who attend the entire Web conference and complete the online evaluation.

 

This web conference will review research to improve medication management strategies to reduce errors and improve outcomes through (1) implementation of the “Medication Metronome” project to support between-visit medication safety monitoring and dose adjustment for patients with chronic conditions, (2) evaluation of the potential severity of specific Look-Alike, Sound-Alike (LASA) drug name substitution errors in pediatric ambulatory practice to flag potential errors, and (3) implementation of a medication reconciliation program that seeks to understand how electronic facilitation of medication reconciliation alters the incidence of medication errors in ambulatory care.

 

To register go to https://ahrqnrc-conferences.webex.com/ahrqnrc-conferences/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=999198624.