Alicia Stevens, R.Ph.T.

Alicia Stevens, R.Ph.T. is a Pharmacy Informatics Coordinator, Regional Pharmacy Services at Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance and Alexandra Marine & General Hospital located in Southwestern Ontario, Canada. She is responsible for ensuring quality patient care and safe medication practice through the development and maintenance of a robust regional pharmacy information system based on industry best practices.

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Five hospitals, two organizations, and one eMAR come together to improve patient safety

Posted by Alicia Stevens, R.Ph.T. on March 12, 2019

Unsafe medication practices and medication errors are a leading cause of harm around the world. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the cost associated with medication errors is around $42 billion USD annually. Likewise, the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) has documented over $140 million Canadian dollars in direct and indirect healthcare expenditures due to preventable medication hospitalizations, with lost productivity (including time off work) adding an additional $12 million in costs.

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Topics: EHR, Patient Safety, Health IT