Implementation of a High-Alert Medications Safety Program Leads to Improved Patient Outcome
- At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- Type: Poster
- By: KHOO, Ai Leng (National Healthcare Group, Pharmacy & Therapeutics Office, Singapore, Singapore)
- Co-author(s): Lim, B.P. (National Healthcare Group, Singapore, Singapore)
Teng, M. (National Healthcare Group, Singapore, Singapore)
Tai, H.Y. (Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore)
Lau, T.C. (National University Health System, Singapore, Singapore)
A multicenter, multidisciplinary High-Alert Medications (HAM) collaborative was established in Singapore for the first time.
The objectives are to identify HAM and to create systematic approaches for preventing and reducing the risk of medication errors and ADEs for HAM.
The collaborative consists of pharmacists, nurses, The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.