AHRQ Releases New Medication Reconciliation Tool for Hospitals

The Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ) has released a new toolkit to help hospitals improve their medication reconciliation processes to reduce adverse drug events. The Medications at Transitions and Clinical Handoffs (MATCH) Toolkit provides step-by-step instructions on how to improve a medication reconciliation process, from planning to pilot testing, implementation, and evaluation. A workbook is included that helps users implement the Toolkit.