Pharmacy OneSource, software-as-a-service provider of Sentri7, a web-based patient surveillance system, is pleased to announce a complimentary webinar on reducing medication errors by Deb Saine, MS, RPh in "Build Your Med Safety Pyramid: The Pharmacist's Role in Medication Safety."
The management of medications has become increasingly complex, and opportunities for medication misadventures abound. The Institute of Medicine estimates that a hospital patient is subject to at least one medication error every day. Over 1.5 million preventable adverse drug events occur each year, adding billions of dollars in hospital costs. Mishaps can be devastating to patients and healthcare providers.
What can you do to stay out of the medication error headlines and stay in line with initiatives to keep your patients safe from harm? Saine will discuss roles of the pharmacist in improving medication safety, with suggestions for getting started or moving your safety program forward. Safety strategies will be presented through sample work and case studies.
Build Your Med Safety Pyramid: The Pharmacist's Role in Medication Safety
DATE: Wednesday, June 30, 2010
TIME: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
About the Presenter
Deb Saine, MS, RPh is the Medication Safety Manager for Winchester Medical Center, Valley Health System, in Winchester, Virginia. She earned her B.S. in Pharmacy from the University of Toledo, and her M.S. in Organizational Leadership and Management from Antioch University. Saine's career has focused on leadership in medication safety and fostering interdisciplinary collaboration. She has authored numerous publications and has presented internationally on the topic of medication safety. She is active with ASHP, serving as Chair of the Council on Pharmacy Practice, and is Past-Chair of the ASHP Medication Safety Section Advisory Group. She has been Chair of the ASHP Section of Inpatient Care Practitioners and is a Past-President of the New Hampshire Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Saine also served as a member and Vice-Chair of Premier’s national Pharmacy Medication Management Subcommittee.
About Pharmacy OneSource
Pharmacy OneSource (pharmacyonesource.com) is healthcare’s #1 Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider. Our more than 70 innovative team members provide best-in-class, SaaS solutions to current and future challenges within health-systems worldwide. Our SaaS solutions contribute to swift and safe healthcare through earlier, easier and better access to data. More than 1,300 healthcare organizations worldwide utilize our HIPAA compliant web-based services: Accupedia, Amplifi, MedBoard, Quantifi, ScheduleRx, Sentri7, Simplifi 797, and VeriForm.