hcq volume 22, issue SP, P58-71 2020 DOI: 10.12927/hcq.2020.26046 View full text
Alice Watt, Maryann Murray, Donna Herold, Sylvia Hyland, Carolyn Hoffman, Mike Cass

Abstract: This quality improvement initiative to help prevent known medication-related failures during transitions of care was co-led by Patients for Patient Safety Canada, the Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada, the Canadian Patient Safety Institute, the Canadian Pharmacists Association, and the Canadian Society for Hospital Pharmacists. Initially, the intervention was to develop, test, evaluate and disseminate a medication safety "checklist" for patients and healthcare providers. Through small tests of cha…

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