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Medication Documentation for Elective Outpatient Surgery Patients

Clinicians are responsible for documenting all medications and allergies before performing a procedure on a patient, to reduce medication errors and adverse drug events. Surgery centers report on their practices and procedures ensuring medication safety can help ensure a safer procedure.

 

Patients Included in the Measure

  • Outpatients (Patients who are admitted and discharged on the same day)

  • Adults and Children