Surviving Healthcare Today

Surviving Healthcare Today: Pharmacy Medication Safety

September 23, 201652 min
Guest: Bill Churchill, M.S., B.S.Pharm., Chief of Pharmacy Services at Brigham and Women's Hospital (one of the safest pharmacies in the U.S.), Chair of the Drug Safety Committee, Vice Chair of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. Medication errors are the highest percentage of preventable medical errors. Modern pharmacies maintain a high volume of powerful, new medications released each year. Add the fact that every patient is different which can affect how a drug is chosen, the accurate dosage, and how the patient may react. Host: Chris Jerry, www.emilyjerryfoundation.org.

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