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ASHRM Medication Safety Pearl Part II
Preventing medication errors and adverse drug events (ADEs) requires healthcare professionals to implement interventions and efforts throughout the healthcare enterprise.

Pearls for Medication Safety: Part II:
·        Provides strategies to reduce the risks associated with the use of high-alert medications
·        Describes the medication reconciliation process and provides suggestions for incorporating medication reconciliation procedures into policy and practice
·        Addresses the unique medication safety practices associated with specific patient populations, such as, pediatrics, geriatrics, and hematology-oncology
·        Incorporates solutions for preventing medication errors and adverse drug events (ADEs) in the operative environment and ambulatory care setting
·        Identifies the interface and application of technology within the medication-use process