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Improving the Effectiveness of Medication Error Reporting
Unsafe medication practices and medication errors are one of the leading causes of injury and preventable harm in healthcare systems across the world.
The importance of near miss reporting in healthcare
Near miss reporting is crucial in improving patient safety and preventing harm. It helps in early detection of potential risks and hazards, improves safety culture and awareness, and promotes transparency and accountability.
Engaging Patients for Patient Safety
Patient engagement is increasingly recognized as an integral part of healthcare and a critical component of safe people-centered services.
Strategies For Promoting Medication Safety in Transitions of Care
Transitions of care is the patient’s movement from one hospital to another or home during which there is greater chance of medication errors.
Strategies to Improve Medication Safety and Reduce Harm in Polypharmacy
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.
Integrating Quality, Safety and Risk Management in Healthcare
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.
Strategies to Reduce Medication Errors in High-risk Situations
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.