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Nursing/Pharmacy study to improve medication safety
October 10, 2008

SPOKANE – Two WSU researchers will receive $300,000 over three years to test a novel system for empowering nurses to quickly and accurately identify and resolve medication-related problems for patients transferring from hospital to home care.

 

Cindy Corbett

 

This grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation will ultimately help nurses address a longstanding problem for both patients and caregivers who need better alerts to potentially detect serious conflicts between medicines prescribed before, during and after hospitalization.

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