Medication Errors and Adverse Drug Event Prevention: New Quality Measures on the Horizon for Medication Safety

Friday, June 16; 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM • 1.5 hours CPE

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Instructor
Michael Crooks, PharmD, Care Coordination Task Lead, Pharmacy Interventions Technical Lead, Alliant Quality, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Georgia and North Carolina, Alliant Health

Description
We continue our look at medication errors and adverse drug events with an exploration of quality measures. Under value-based health care, the pharmacist’s role will continue to expand. Nowhere is this role more crucial than in the prevention of adverse drug events and medication errors.

Alliant Quality’s Michael Crooks takes a high-level view of this role. In this session, Mike will consider the pharmacist’s most powerful tools: quality and safety measures. He’ll look at current measures, as well as those under review, with an eye toward how pharmacists can continue to improve healthcare quality and safety.

Learning objectives
After completing this session, learners will be able to: