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Episode 8  |  31:34 min

Drug Allergy Interactions

Episode 8  |  31:34 min  |  09.10.2019

Drug Allergy Interactions

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This is a podcast episode titled, Drug Allergy Interactions. The summary for this episode is: <p>Access to accurate, up-to-date drug allergy information is a vital component to effective, safe, and timely patient care. This information comes directly from patients and from information contained in the electronic health record. Recommendations available to improve drug-allergy information to prevent adverse events have not been widely implemented. The safe practice recommendations are available from the <a href= "https://www.ecri.org/hit/safe-practices"><em>Partnership for Health IT Patient Safety</em></a>; additional information is available from the <a href= "https://www.ismp.org/resources/new-recommendations-improve-drug-allergy-capture-and-clinical-decision-support"> Institute for Safe Medication Practices</a>.</p> <p>In this special episode produced in conjunction with the <em>Partnership</em>, we look at how technology and clinical decision support could improve how drug and allergy information is handled.</p> <p>Interested in learning more? Contact us at 610.825.6000 or email <a href="mailto:clientservices@ecri.org" target="_blank" rel="noopener">clientservices@ecri.org</a>.</p>

Access to accurate, up-to-date drug allergy information is a vital component to effective, safe, and timely patient care. This information comes directly from patients and from information contained in the electronic health record. Recommendations available to improve drug-allergy information to prevent adverse events have not been widely implemented. The safe practice recommendations are available from the Partnership for Health IT Patient Safety; additional information is available from the Institute for Safe Medication Practices.

In this special episode produced in conjunction with the Partnership, we look at how technology and clinical decision support could improve how drug and allergy information is handled.

Interested in learning more? Contact us at 610.825.6000 or email clientservices@ecri.org.

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