Toronto East General Hospital: Reducing Medication Errors through Electronic Medication History
Toronto East General Hospital uses Cerner's PowerChart® to reduce medication errors. The Hospital achieved a 95 percent accuracy of electronic medication profiles - a significant improvement over the previous workflow where nephrologists used paper prescriptions. Cerner's software offered the flexibility to be creative with tools that suit the unique needs of the hemodialysis unit (HMD) clinic.
As a result, the dialysis clinic implemented a seamless process and was able to achieve an accurate and timely transfer of medication information between the clinic, inpatient areas and the community pharmacists.
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