Read blog about best practices, strategies and first hand insights in patient safety industry
Medicines can provide many benefits in treating and preventing health problems. However, at times polypharmacy can be inappropriate. For example, people may still be taking medicines that are not working or no longer needed
To deliver safer and better care, healthcare providers will need to adopt proactive risk management, system-wide thinking, process digitalisation, effective data monitoring and a culture of continuous improvements.
We will be discussing strategies to reduce medication errors in high-risk situations in this blog. In the context of medication safety, high-risk situations relate to those circumstances associated with a significant risk of medication-related harm, such as situations arising from LASA and high-alert medications.
QUASR joins the WPSD 2022 campaign to promote awareness and urge all stakeholders to address medication safety as a priority in patient safety across all levels of healthcare.