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Medication Reconciliation Essential Data Specifications


Description

This resource can help health care providers collect, communicate, and manage critical information needed for medication reconciliation when patients move from one practice setting or level of care to another. Data collection may be electronic or on paper. This information can be used to reduce medication errors and ensure safe transitions.
Links to the Tool:
This tool is available at: http://www.ntocc.org/Portals/0/PDF/Resources/Medication_Reconciliation.pdf (If you don't have the software to open this PDF, download free Adobe Acrobat ReaderĀ® software External Web Site Policy.)

Developer

National Transitions of Care Coalition

Funding Sources

Sanofi-Aventis; Case Management Society of America


QualityTool Topic

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History

  • Release Date: 04/2008
  • Original Summary: 03/2011
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Last updated: March 14, 2012.