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Award for Excellence in Medication Safety

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 This awards program, a collaboration between the ASHP Foundation and Cardinal Health Foundation, has recognized pharmacist-led interprofessional teams that demonstrated patient and organizational outcomes
past recipients

Learn about the rich        history of the                    program 

2018 Award Recipient

Baptist Memorial Hospital -  Memphis Memphis, TN

"Transitioning to an opioid-light emergency department: A pharmacist-led multidisciplinary approach" allowed the Baptist-Memphis Emergency Department to become “opioid-light” with a focus on alternatives to opioids for patients’ pain management. Baptist Memorial has sustained more than a 70-percent reduction in opioid usage per 100 patient visits, while increasing patient satisfaction.

2018 Award Finalist

Straub Medical Center      Honolulu, HI

"Orthopedic Surgery Opioid Stewardship"

2018 Award Finalist

University of Florida College of Pharmacy                            Gainesville, FL

"Personalized Medicine Program "

Medication Safety Outreach

Listen to radio interviews from past Radio Media Tours led by past Award for Excellence in Medication Safety recipients. Also, access our Medication Safety Best Practices Educational Series led by past award recipients.

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