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Goal for Improvement:
To improve proper medication regimens for patients as they transition between healthcare settings
So that patients achieve improved outcomes and reduced hospital admissions caused by medication errors
SMART aim is to decrease teh number of discrepancies between discharge medication lists and pill bottles or blister packs produced at one-week follow up with Jefferson PCP by 10% within six months.
Medication Errors and Hospital Admissions, a Tale of Woe, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Quality and Safety
Medicine and Health Sciences
Greco, MD, Allison; Daniel, MD, René; Janowski, MD, Raymond; and Babula, MD, Bracken, "Medication Errors and Hospital Admissions, a Tale of Woe" (2016). House Staff Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Conference (2016-2019). Poster 13.