Less medication errors, more cost savings--improve the quality of care by pharmacist cognitive service
- At: 2006 FIP Congress in Salvadore (Brazil)
- Type: Poster
- By: CHAN, Cathleen Yuk-Ying (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuen, China Taiwan)
- Co-author(s): Tsai, Agnes Chun-Yu (Chang Gung Memoruial Hospital, TAOYUEN, China Taiwan)
Chen, Peggy Hui-Yu (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, TAOYUEN, China Taiwan)
Tseng, Yen-Min (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, TAOYUEN, China Taiwan)
Aims: Cognitive service is a component of pharmaceutical care that primarily focus on optimizing a patient's drug therapy and ensuring appropriateness, safety, and efficacy. Many studies showed that it might reduce the total healthcare costs.
Methods: There were 1602 reported errors collected from October to December of 2005 through the.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.