Medication Reconciliation: A Key Issue in Meaningful Use

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S i g n i f i c a n t e v i d e n c e i s a v a i l a b l e t o i l l u s t r a t e t h e p r e v a l e n c e o f m e d i c a t i o n e r r o r s r e l a t i n g t o o v e r l o o k e d c o n t r a i n d i c a t i o n s , d o s a g e m i s t a k e s , a n d a f a i l u r e t o d o c u m e n t p a t i e n t h i s t o r y c a n l e a d t o t r a g i c a n d c o s t l y h e a l t h c a r e i n c i d e n c e s ( c i t e ) . T h e r e f o r e , a d i r e c t c o r r e l a t i o n e x i s t s b e t w e e n e f f e c t i v e p r o c e d u r a l c o n t r o l o v e r t h e p r e s c r i p t i o n , a d m i n i s t r a t i o n , a n d m o n i t o r i n g…

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