This team is comprised of pharmacists, nurses, support staff and technology professionals from across VCH, PHSA, PHC and FHA.
This team will ensure that the design of the clinical information system and associated workflows support best practices for medication ordering, verification and dispensing. Key elements of this work include developing the processes for: ordering, verifying and dispensing medications; formulary and medication order catalogue design; medication barcoding; medication reconciliation; and clinical pharmacy workflows. This work will contribute to the prevention of medication errors.
- Find out more about closed loop medication management
- Read what Lower Mainland Pharmacy Services pharmacy director Fruzsina Pataky has to say about closed loop medication management in the article Closed loop medication management for the safety win
- Download a poster: Closed Loop Medication Management Explained (PDF)
- Watch Get in the Loop - a video explaining closed loop medication management