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​​Intervention:

MedRec

Date:

November 12th, 2013

Sponsor:

  • Canadian Patient Safety Institute
  • Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada

Speakers:

  • Dr. Andre Kushniruk, PhD, Professor at the School of Health Information Science, University of Victoria
  • Dr. Elizabeth Borycki, RN, PhD, Associate Professor at the School of Health Information Science, University of Victoria

Purpose of the Call:

  1. Discuss the results of the pan-Canadian survey of existing practices with respect to the use of technology to support Medication Reconciliation (MedRec)
  2. Describe the steps and considerations for transitioning to electronic MedRec (eMedRec)
  3. Identify factors that support and impede successful migration of paper MedRec to eMedRec.
  4. Discuss the lessons learned from research and other organizations.
  5. Introduce the toolkit to support healthcare providers in making a safe and effective transition from paper MedRec to eMedRec.

Resources

​Video ​Click here to watch the video
​Presentation Click here to download​