Med reconcilliation…one of my fav topics…


that is always a topic of debate no matter where you go. What does it mean? What does any policy to address it really mean? This is such a nebulous area of patient care and it is also one of the most controversial areas that I run across regularly. I’m not a provider and I have read the rules but as a patient I think that I want my physicians to know everything I am taking and to consider it when they review my chart regardless of their specialty. I have my own health challenges that are firmly under control but my diligence with meds and interactions and updating my doctors is a major key to that success.

So take a peek at this article…note the stringent requirements that the articles notes for physicians that do not do med reconciliation w/in 18 hours.

http://www.healthdatamanagement.com/issues/18_1/medication_reconciliation-39495-1.html

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About Tisha Clinkenbeard

Born and raised in a rural Texas town, went off to college in the big city and now I'm living in a rural town and working in the big city. I have a loving, supportive husband, fellow adventurer and love of my life as well as 4 kiddos and 2 dogs. We love traveling, adventures and spending time together. My goal is to share what I find Round & About through the lens of my camera, in the news of healthcare and out in the world, with YOU! View all posts by Tisha Clinkenbeard

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