Experts meeting at UConn Health to discuss patient safety issues


A two-day event starts Friday focused on increasing patient safety awareness. 

UConn Health is hosting the ‘Hack-athon’ event, where national experts will tackle the issue of medication reconciliation. That’s when a doctor checks the medication he or she is prescribing to a patient against all other medications that the patient is already taking. 

Related: Flu death total in Connecticut up to 64

That practice helps to avoid any dangerous drug interactions. 

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss