Without a tracking aid to assist anyone to know whether they tolerate a medication long-term patients are at risk. This is one easy way to help patients monitor themselves and for professionals who assist patients (medication prescribers or dispensers), to track their patient’s medication experience. Used along with the SIDE-EFFECTS:CONNECT™ tool (purchased separately), both patients and professionals will feel they have aids that can help them manage prescriptions more efficiently and safely.
(From Chapter 7 of THE PATIENTS’ TIME HAS COME: Listening to Patients will Redefine Health Care Safety and Revitalize Service Delivery.)
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