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Medication Safety Outreach
award for excellence in medication safety

Medication Safety Outreach

           Patient Safety Awareness Week               Radio Media Tours

Each year, the ASHP Foundation holds a radio media tour to raise patient safety awareness. Representatives from the previous year's Award for Excellence in Medication Safety recipient conduct radio interviews around the country to educate the public on  relevant patient safety topics. 

2019 Recipient: Baptist memorial hospital - memphis

How to Manage Pain Safely and Successfully

During Patient Safety Awareness Week, Clinical Pharmacy Manager Dawn Waddell, Pharm.D., BCPS of Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis served as the Foundation’s pharmacist spokesperson on managing pain safely and successfully. The audio news release and 18 radio interviews reached over 18 million listeners.

Listen to Past Interviews

2018: How to Store and Dispose of Medication Safety: Pharmacists Tips to Keep You, Your Family, and the Environment Safe

Kalynn Rohde, Pharm.D., of  UNC Health Care in Chapel Hill, North Carolina was the pharmacy expert for 25 interviews on storing and disposing of medication that reached nearly 12 million listeners.  

2018 Audio New Release  
The Valder Beebe Show

2017: Giving Your Children Medicine Safely: Pharmacist Tips for Parents  

BreAnn Taylor of Cincinnati of Children’s Medical Center served as the Foundation’s pharmacist spokesperson and educated more than 24.1 million listeners on how to safely give children medicines.    

2017 Audio New Release  
The Andrea Perry Show

2016: How to Care for a Loved One After Hospital Discharge

Dr. Mobolaji Adeola, Pharm.D., BCPS, of Houston Methodist Hospital System served as the Foundation’s pharmacist spokesperson and educated 10 million listeners on how to care for loved ones after they are discharged. 
2016 Audio New Release  
It's Your Health, syndicated with Lisa Davis

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