TITLE

Medication reconciliation campaign in a clinic for homeless patients

AUTHOR(S)
Alexander, Akash J.; Matzke, Gary R.; Goode, Jean-Venable R.
PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;4/1/2012, Vol. 69 Issue 7, p558
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on improper medication leading to errors and provides several report results supporting the evidence. It offers strategies used for encouraging patients to bring their medications to appointments such as sending letters and calling them. It also discusses development and implementation of a campaign called "Pack Your Bag," initiated in October 2009, to engage patients in medication reconciliation process in a federally qualified Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) clinic.
ACCESSION #
75505154

 

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