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MM.4.10: Wading through medication management confusion

Briefings on Accreditation and Quality, October 1, 2007

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Of the four medication management standards currently causing confusion at facilities across the country, MM.4.10, dealing with pharmacist review, has been the most difficult to nail down. "I think we're all a bit confused by the changes and how it's being surveyed," said Kurt Patton, principal of Patton Healthcare Consulting, LLC, in Glendale, AZ, during "Reduce the Risk of Medication Management Citations: Four standards that will improve your compliance," a recent HCPro audioconference. "The language has been pretty consistent for several years, though."

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