Problem

Is my medication management system efficient and safe? I’m worried my errors are too high and I’m risking compliance and patient safety.

Consonus Pharmacy has proven Patient Safety and Medication Management protocols and training programs to streamline your medication pass and put you back in control.

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ENSURING SOUND MEDICATION MANAGEMENT DRIVES EFFICIENCIES & MITIGATES RISK

According to the Annuals of Long Term Care (2008), it is estimated there are

800,000

medical errors in Nursing Homes annually.

In a study of 25 LTC facilities (23 reporting) done by Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, researchers found:

Of 631 errors reported and 2731 total errors,

48%

occurred during administration.

LEAN healthcare principles

Consonus applies LEAN healthcare principles to manage costs and increase patient safety and quality of care.

why lean management?

Improvements have refined work flow and improved employee and customer satisfaction.

We partner with caregivers to understand their processes and collaborate on improvement efforts.

Our work is defined, standardized and tuned to prevent defects.

Consonus is a National LEAN leader in our industry and one of the first pharmacies in the country to apply LEAN principles.

Our patient-centric label is designed for your operations, not ours.

Your Partner in Patient Care

Consultant nurses can assist with the following

audits:

  • Medication Storage and Handling
  • Medication Pass Observation
  • Medication Administration Audit (Paper/Electronic)
  • Controlled Medication Audit
  • MAR/Physician Order/Label Randomized Audit
  • Process Improvement
  • Train the Trainer Medication Pass Observation
  • Medication System Overview
Consultant nurses can assist with the following

Education In-Services:

  • Pharmacy Policy and Procedure
  • Medication Pass 101
  • Controlled Medications: Being Accountable
  • Medication Errors
  • MAR Documentation
  • Other topics as needed related to the medication pass/systems
Summary

Patient safety and medication management protocols put you back in control.