Incidents associated with centralized automated processing of multi-medication compliance packs

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: HO, Certina (University of Toronto, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy)
  • Co-author(s): Adrian Boucher: Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Larry Sheng: School of Pharmacy, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
    Certina Ho: Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Peter Tolios: CPAK Shared Services, Shoppers Drug Mart, Toronto, Canada
    Karan Almaula: CPAK Shared Services, Shoppers Drug Mart, Toronto, Canada
    Jason Wong: CPAK Shared Services, Shoppers Drug Mart, Toronto, Canada
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Studies have found that manual preparation of multi-medication compliance packs is associated with significant risk of medication incidents. Centralized automated prescription processing is a future trend in pharmacy.

    Methods

    We performed descriptive statistics and qualitative thematic analysis on incidents associated with 10 automated

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