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What's New | October 13, 2010

Medication Management Medication Management
Inappropriate medication use, adherence problems, and medication administration errors increase the risk of adverse events and can lead to unnecessary medical costs. The use of software-based screening protocols and medication reviews by pharmacists can help identify medication problems or concerns, improve appropriate use, and reduce the potential for errors.

The featured Innovations describe three programs that implemented medication management processes to reduce the risk of errors and adverse events.

The featured QualityTools provide guidelines and tools to improve medication safety and use in various care delivery settings.
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 The Community Health Promotion Handbook: Action Guides to Improve Community Health
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