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Care Transitions Series: Medication Management

Part IV:  Understanding Medication Management in Care Transitions As we recently mentioned in Part III of our Care Transitions Interventions Series on Medication Reconciliation, patients with chronic conditions are often on multiple and frequently changing medication regimens, making medication management a vital component of effective care transitions interventions. Medication management involves educating patients and caregivers […]

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Care Transitions Series: Medication Reconciliation

Part III:  Understanding Medication Reconciliation in Care Transitions Patients with chronic conditions are often on multiple medications, which change frequently. Medication management for these patients can be quite challenging. A key component of care transitions interventions is that of medication management and reconciliation. According to the Institute of Medicine’s Preventing Medication Errors report, the average […]

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Top 5 Tips for Medication Management

According to the National Institute on Aging and the Federal Drug Administration, seniors consume more prescription and over-the-counter medicines than any other age group.  Many have a number of long-term chronic diseases and/or disabilities, making it necessary to need a number of different drugs. Unfortunately, many seniors have difficulties managing their medications.  It is easy […]

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