The Top 4 Medication Errors Your Patients are Making April 18, 2017By Nicholas HammThe problems your patients have—and what you can do about it. As More Canadian Provinces Mandate Error Reporting, U.S. Experts Call for Similar Laws March 31, 2017By Nicholas HammOntario joins Nova Scotia in making medication dispensing error reporting mandatory, but no states have enacted similar laws. Faulty Drug Interaction Overrides: We Have to Do Better February 10, 2017By David Stanley RPhWe need a system that cries wolf only when a wolf actually appears--not every time a chihuahua dances by. First Do No HarmThe tools for improving quality are available to almost every pharmacist and pharmacy technician, whose job is to make the system work. But this may be the weakness in pharmacy’s march to quality. Study Finds Oral Syringes Better for Liquid Pediatric Meds November 10, 2016By Valerie DeBenedetteA randomized controlled study has found that oral syringes are more accurate than dosing cups when parents measure doses of liquid medications for their children. Would shorter pharmacist shifts reduce Rx errors? October 28, 2016By Christine BlankOne state's pharmacy board is debating that issue. Keys to Minimizing Prescription Drug ErrorsThere are at least three major areas of concern The red pen rules: How to prevent pharmacy errorAnxious new pharmacists get a shot in the arm from columnist Pete Kreckel, RPh. Pharmacists take aim at med errors during care transitionsHealthcare has changed, and the emphasis on transitions of care has grown as inpatient and outpatient services are linking up.