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Patient Discharge ‘Time Out’ Reduces Medication Errors

June 27, 2015 - When a patient is ready to be discharged, a nurse reviews the medications that the patient is currently taking and will need to take after he or she leaves. Ideally, this medication reconciliation process will go smoothly--and there will be no discrepancies. Of course, in the real...
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10 Steps to Master Care Transitions

June 8, 2015 - Care coordination and transition management have become the new buzzwords in nursing as hospitals become more concerned with preventing unnecessary hospitalizations.  The topic goes beyond discharge planning to incorporate a more holistic, long-term view of patient care. Read More

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