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12:00 - 13:00 23 May 2018

Frontiers in Digital Health: Harnessing technology to improve medication safety

Location

Farr Institute of Health Informatics Research (link Map)
222 Euston Road | London | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Student

Medicines are widely used in healthcare, and recognised as a leading cause of preventable patient harm in healthcare. The third WHO Global Patient Safety challenge: Medication Without Harm and recent media and ministerial attention of the topic highlight current interest and focus on improving medication safety.

The presentation will provide insights from an acute Trust’s vision and strategy to use information technology as a tool for improving safety.

About the speaker: Dr Yogini Jani is a Consultant Pharmacist (Medication Safety) at UCLH NHS Foundation Trust and Director of the Centre for Medicines Optimisation Research and Education, with academic commitments at the UCL School of Pharmacy. She has been awarded a Health Foundation Improvement Science Fellowship to conduct research to improve the safety of antimicrobials use in patients with penicillin allergy.


Contact

Dr Delmiro Fernandez-Reyes
Please email | delmiro.fernandez-reyes@ucl.ac.uk


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