Using MedHx to Reduce Medication Reconciliation Time by More than 80%


For hospitals, medication reconciliation is critical to quality patient care, but itís often a time-consuming process. At Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital, collecting medication history frequently required an hour of a pharmacy technicianís time in talking to the patient, reviewing a baggie full of pill bottles, and calling local pharmacies.

Learn how Hugh Chatham decreased their medication reconciliation time by 5-10 minutes per patient, resulting in a time savings of 4,200 staff hours.

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Published:  Mar 13, 2015
Length:  1
Type:  Case Study