Activities of Memphis-area hospitals to meet National Patient Safety Goals for warfarin therapy

Finks, Shannon W.; Oliphant, Carrie S.; Manguso, Amy H.; Rogers, Kelly C.; Bridges, Gail; Haidar, Cyrine-Eliana; Lee, Kelley R.; Lee, Marilyn; Lobo, Bob; May, Amanda M.; Reaves, Anne; Swanson, Joseph M.; Swims, Melanie; Vinson, Jason; Yates, Mary E. D.
December 2009
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;12/15/2009, Vol. 66 Issue 24, p2179
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the Mid-South College of Clinical Pharmacy (MSCCP) Task Force, a unit commissioned to examine anticoagulation, particularly warafin. It notes that the task force aims to identify practice variations concerning the National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) and help medical institutions meet their deadlines as stated by the Joint Commission. It also cites the success of the MSCCP Task Force on Anticoagulation project in promoting clinical collaboration in Memphis, Tennessee.


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