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Patient Safety

  • Outcomes Challenge Teams – Medication Reconciliation category

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    Medication reconciliation reduces the risk of adverse drug events by taking a complete medication history for every patient and ensuring new prescriptions are reconciled with that list. It has been a major priority of the Safer Healthcare Now! campaign...

  • Patient Safety Roundtable: Dr. Mike Bainbridge

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    10 May 2007

    A presentation entitled Lessons from England by Dr. Mike Bainbridge, Clinical Architect, NHS. A forerunner to publication of the EHR Patient Safety Report (Summary) .

  • Patient Safety Roundtable: Dr. David Bates

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    10 May 2007

    A presentation on EHR's and patient safety by Dr. David Bates, Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital. A forerunner to publication of the EHR Patient Safety Report.

  • Patient Safety Roundtable: Dr. David Bates

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    10 May 2007

    A presentation on EHR's and patient safety by Dr. David Bates, Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital. A forerunner to publication of the EHR Patient Safety Report.

  • Safer Healthcare Now! – Medication Reconciliation

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    Adverse drug events (ADEs) occur with disturbing frequency in acute care, long-term care, and home care settings. In the Canadian Adverse Events Study, drug and fluid-related events were the second most common type of procedure or event to which patient...

  • Institute for Safe Medication Practices – Medication Reconciliation

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    Medication reconciliation is a formal process in which healthcare providers work together with patients, families and care providers to ensure accurate and comprehensive medication information is communicated consistently across transitions of care....

  • COACH Guidelines to Mitigate Safety Risks in eHealth

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    June 25, 2014 Elizabeth Keller, Chair of the COACH eSafety Council presented the ‘tried and tested’ set of eSafety Guidelines, designed to ensure patient safety throughout the entire lifecycle of eHealth products and initiatives. Hear how COACH is...

  • EHR Patient Safety Report (Summary)

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    10 May 2007

    This is a 5-page summary of a report that discusses the results of an environmental scan examining the relationship(s) between EHRs and patient safety in Canada. The study was jointly conducted by the Integrated Centre for Care Advancement through...

  • LEADing Practices: Barbara Currie & Kelly Phalen-Kelly Digital Health in Canada Interview 2014

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    Hear from the LEADing Practice award recipients - recorded at the 2014 Advancing Care Peer Leader Symposium, hosted by Canada Health Infoway: Barbara Currie & Kelly Phalen-Kelly discuss how an electronic database on inflammatory bowel disease helps them...

  • Medication Reconciliation – The Ottawa Hospital

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    ImagineNation Outcomes Challenge Trailblazer Award recipient, The Ottawa Hospital, discusses their electronic medication reconciliation tool, which is helping the hospital to improve patient safety and quality of care

  • Evaluation of its Representativeness to the Population of Newfoundland and Labrador

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    23 June 2015

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Network is a province-wide drug information system that offers comprehensive real-time medication profiles, and an interactive database to assist pharmacists in identifying potential adverse drug interactions and...

  • Adoption Assessment of the HEALTHe NL Viewer

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    23 June 2015

    The HEALTHe NL Viewer is a portal that provides authorized health care professionals in Newfoundland and Labrador with a single point of access to view patient information available in the provincial electronic health record. This evaluation highlights...

  • Patient Safety Roundtable: Dr. Nicola Shaw

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    10 May 2007

    A presentation on promoting patient safety by Dr. Nicola Shaw of the Integrated Centre for Care Advancement through Research. A forerunner to publication of the EHR Patient Safety Report (Summary) .

  • Adverse Drug Events Among Children Presenting to a Hospital Emergency Department in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

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    23 December 2009

    Research on the incidence of adverse drug events among children presenting to a hospital emergency department. This study establishes a baseline for understanding the impacts of a provincial drug information system in Newfoundland and Labrador. Article...

  • Patient Safety Roundtable: Dr. Dean F. Sittig

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    10 May 2007

    A presentation on patient safety and EMR's by Dean F. Sittig, Ph.D., Director, Applied Research in Medical Informatics, Northwest Permanente. A forerunner to publication of the EHR Patient Safety Report (Summary) .

  • Adverse Drug Events in Adult Patients Leading to Emergency Department Visits

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    29 April 2010

    Research study finding that adult adverse drug events (ADE)-related emergency department visits are frequent in Newfoundland & Labrador, and in most cases preventable. This study establishes a baseline for understanding the impacts of a provincial drug...

  • Better Communication Means Safer Care

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    Posted on October 22, 2015 by Shelagh Maloney Between 9,000 and 24,000 people die each year from preventable adverse events in hospitals. This is a startling stat and one we should keep top of mind as we approach Canadian Patient Safety Week , from...

  • ADEs in Adult Patients Leading in Emergency Visits: Baseline Study of Provincial Pharmacy Network Benefits

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    29 April 2010

    Study report from the Newfoundland Centre for Health Information evaluating the prevalence of adverse drug events (ADEs) in the province using St. John’s emergency departments (ED) as a proxy measure for ADEs that occur in the community. Available in...

  • EHR Patient Safety Report (Full)

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    10 May 2007

    This report discusses the results of an environmental scan examining the relationship(s) between EHRs and patient safety in Canada. This study was jointly conducted by the Integrated Centre for Care Advancement through Research, Canada Health Infoway,...

  • Patient Safety Roundtable: Dr. Mike Bainbridge

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    10 May 2007

    A presentation entitled Lessons from England by Dr. Mike Bainbridge, Clinical Architect, NHS. A forerunner to publication of the EHR Patient Safety Report.

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