Pharmacy/Nursing Partnership for Medication Safety Research Grant Program

The following published research studies were funded by the Pharmacy/Nursing Partnership for Medication Safety Research Grant Program:

Collaborative Pharmacist and Nurse Before/After Study to Evaluate Patient Safety Using Electronically Standardized Admission and Discharge Medication Reconciliation in a Tertiary Care Hospital
**Recipient of 2008 Award for Innovation in Pharmacy Practice Literature**
Principal Investigators: Joan S. Kramer, Pharm.D., and Paula J. Hopkins, R.N., M.S.N., A.R.N.P.
Wesley Medical Center
Wichita, Kan.
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An Evaluation of Collaborative Nurse-Pharmacist Intervention for Improving the Medication Reconciliation Process: Impact on Patient Safety
Principal Investigators: Edward G. Tessier, Pharm.D., M.P.H., and Elizabeth Henneman, Ph.D., R.N.
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, Mass.
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Human Factors Approach to Geriatric Medication Safety
Principal Investigators: Angela M. Wisniewski, Pharm.D., and William S. Erdley, D.N.S., R.N.
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, N.Y.
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Medication Reconciliation: Evaluating Acute Care Process Change and Medication Prescribing Errors
Principal Investigators: John M. Benson, Pharm.D., and Carrie J. Wallace, R.N., Ph.D.
Intermountain Healthcare, Inc.
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Resolving Medication Discrepancies in Older Patients Transitioning from Hospital to Home Care: Impact of a Pharmacy/Nursing Intervention
Principal Investigators: Stephen M. Setter, D.V.M., Pharm.D., and Cynthia F. Corbett, Ph.D., R.N.
Washington State University
Spokane, Wash.
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Published Research