Medications at Transitions and Clinical Handoffs (MATCH) Toolkit for Medication Reconciliation

Table 5: Identifying Challenges and Addressing Barriers

Implementation Challenges Observations Proposed Action Next Steps/Primary Responsibility
Example: Reliance on memory; lack forcing function. Physicians are not remembering to place a medication reconciliation order. Design a prompt during the admission ordering phase that creates a forcing function for physicians to complete admission medication reconciliation. Monitor physician compliance for completing admission medication reconciliation.
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Internet Citation: Table 5: Identifying Challenges and Addressing Barriers. Content last reviewed August 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.