Medication Reconciliation: The Biggest Patient Safety Issue Facing Clinicians Today

November 7, 2018

As one of the most significant challenges facing healthcare organizations, inaccuracies in a patient’s medication information can negatively affect outcomes, harm patients, and increase costs in care. However, it doesn’t come as a surprise when you consider that medication reconciliation is such a complex process, making efforts to correctly capture patient information difficult for clinicians.

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Rockwood Clinic

As a multi-specialty clinic, Rockwood patients have the benefit of primary care, urgent care and specialty care from multiple locations including Spokane, Coeur d’Alene, Cheney and Medical Lake. Rockwood sees more than 160,000 patients a year and employs more than 190 physicians and providers and a total of more than 900 employees. Rockwood offers more than 30 specialties and operates from six primary clinical locations providing concentrated medical and urgent care services and several other specialty care locations throughout Spokane and Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Rockwood is the largest freestanding outpatient diagnostic and treatment center between Central Washington and Minneapolis. The Clinic is the largest regional referral center and is home to the region’s most comprehensive and skilled medical and health care experts. Rockwood patients know if their health care needs expand, an integrated group of specialists is available for their specific condition and will work closely with t

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