Innovation Spotlight—St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center Improves Medication Reconciliation
Complete and accurate medication lists for patients in the electronic medical record are integral to ensuring medication safety through all phases of patient care. St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center recognized that having comprehensive lists of patients’ medication, including what a patient is taking at home, prior to hospital admission, improves patient outcomes by avoiding erroneous and potentially harmful medication dosages/routes. To learn more this initiative and its results, read the full story here.
This story is just one of the many initiatives profiled on HANYS' NYS Triple Aim website that demonstrate how New York healthcare providers are improving population health, enhancing the quality of patient care, and reducing the cost of healthcare despite fiscal constraints.