Strategies for Enhancing Medication Safety Culture Through Incident Reporting

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Explore strategies for enhancing medication safety culture through incident reporting in community pharmacies. Discover how to craft effective incident reports, prioritize system-based solutions, and foster a culture of continuous improvement. Learn from ISMP Canada’s analysis of medication incidents and gain insights to prevent future errors. Empower your pharmacy team with actionable tips and resources for promoting patient safety.

Safety Culture for Safer Compounding

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Safety culture is essential to reducing the risk of patient harm from a compounding incident. Employ principles of safety culture to reduce risk in your pharmacy today!

4 Safety Culture Resources for Community Pharmacy

According to the US Institute of Medicine, “the biggest challenge to moving toward a safer health system is changing the culture from one of blaming individuals for errors to one in which errors are treated not as personal failures, but as opportunities to improve the system and prevent harm.” Unfortunately, a ‘blame and shame’ approach […]