Webinar - MedRec - A Panel Discussion with Physicians


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1.To discuss:
•strategies to engage physicians in medication reconciliation
•the benefits of medication reconciliation from the perspective of physicians
•physician roles in the medication reconciliation process
2.To provide an opportunity for teams to discuss their MedRec questions and challenges with a panel of physicians

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Webinar - MedRec - A Panel Discussion with Physicians

  1. 1. Safer Healthcare Now! MedRec National Webinar Medication Reconciliation: A Panel Discussion with Physicians Speakers: Dr. Robin Walker Dr. Hilary Adams Dr. Clint Torok-Both www.saferhealthcarenow.ca 1 Tools and Resources www.saferhealthcarenow.ca www.saferhealthcarenow.ca 1
  2. 2. www.saferhealthcarenow.ca www.saferhealthcarenow.cahttp://www.ama-assn.org/resources/doc/cqi/med-rec-monograph.pdf www.saferhealthcarenow.ca 2
  3. 3. POLL Please take 30 seconds to respond to the poll on the right hand side of Webex panel www.saferhealthcarenow.ca Introductory RemarksEach physician 3-5 minutes on their practice setting and their involvement with MedRec www.saferhealthcarenow.ca Panel Discussion TOPIC: Role of the Physician Role of MedRec in Physician Practice www.saferhealthcarenow.ca 3
  4. 4. • What’s in it for physicians?• Please provide your thoughts on the role of the physician in MedRec processes (in any care setting i.e. acute, LTC, ambulatory, home care) www.saferhealthcarenow.ca Panel Discussion TOPIC: Barriers and Enablers www.saferhealthcarenow.ca From a physician perspective:• What are some of the barriers and enablers to reliable MedRec processes? • As patients move through the various transitions within the healthcare system, what do you think is the single biggest enabler to ensure effective communication about medications (between both patients and care providers)? www.saferhealthcarenow.ca 4
  5. 5. Panel Discussion TOPIC: Engagement and Accountability www.saferhealthcarenow.ca • How would you respond to physicians who refuse to complete MedRec because they don’t feel they have the necessary therapeutic knowledge of the medication? (e.g specialists lacking knowledge of medication used for diabetes, hypertension) • How can physicians be encouraged to be accountable for their specific MedRec-related tasks?• What is the role, if any, of “carrots and sticks” (or rewards and punishment) in ensuring physician engagement and completion of MedRec? www.saferhealthcarenow.ca Panel Discussion TOPIC: Education and Training www.saferhealthcarenow.ca 5
  6. 6. • What role does undergraduate medical education play in MedRec knowledge/ engagement? • In the absence of undergraduate education on the process of MedRec (including for example how to collect a Best Possible Medication History), what do you feel are the best modalities for this to be learned “in practice”? www.saferhealthcarenow.ca Questions/Comments from the Audience www.saferhealthcarenow.caTo Ask a Question OREnsure the “all participants” option isselected in the “Send to” drop down www.saferhealthcarenow.ca 6
  7. 7. If you have further questions for the physician panel, please send them to: jturple@ismp-canada.org Please take a moment to reply to our poll. Thank you for joining! www.saferhealthcarenow.ca Next Webinar National CallTopic:Presentation of the Safer HealthcareNow! MedRec Admission QualityAssessment Audit ToolDate: TBD www.saferhealthcarenow.ca 7