Pharmacies are under increasing pressure from work demands and understaffing. Use these four tactics to reduce work stress and the chances of patient harm in your pharmacy.
Independent double checks can help reduce the risks created by confirmation bias. When used properly and with good judgement, independent double checks can improve your pharmacy practice.
Community pharmacies are busy environments that are prone to distractions and interruptions. Patients can walk in at any time, telephones and fax machines go off, alarms ping from computers, and staff interrupt themselves and others for a broad range of reasons. While the rate of interruptions and distractions in community pharmacies varies, one study found […]