Medication Stewardship

The medication use process (MUP) involves the entire care team. 

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What is Medication Stewardship?

Medication stewardship is a methodical framework used by healthcare provider and consumer entities, that applies evidence-based methods to augment clinical decision making, simplify operational workflows, and enhance stakeholder engagement with the goal of superior therapeutic outcomes through pharmacological therapies.

Why Focus on medications?

A major cause of medication errors is the complexity of the medication use process.

Institute of Medicine. 2007. Preventing Medication Errors. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

Nearly half of the U.S. population has used one or more prescription drug in the past 30 days.

“Data Finder – Health, United States – Products.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. October 30, 2019.

Preventable medical errors are a leading cause of death in the United States. Nearly one-third of medical errors are due to medication errors.

Makary Martin A, Daniel Michael. Medical error—the third leading cause of death in the US BMJ 2016; 353 :i2139

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