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Ellenville Regional Helps Prevent Adverse Medication Incidents

Some patients have difficulty effectively managing their medications because they don't fully understand the importance of proper dosage, when to take their medication, and how drugs interact.

Since the safe and proper use of medication is vital to good health, Ellenville Regional Hospital established the Innovative and Integrated Community Medication Safety Program to prevent adverse medication incidents. This program educates community members, providers, and consumers on medication use, dosage, interactions, and disease management.

Thousands of community members have benefitted from this program and adverse medication incidents have been avoided.