Canada is internationally recognized as one of the only countries to successfully integrate medication reconciliation in home care settings and services. Many of the tools, systems, and supports for medication reconciliation which are included in the Canadian 'Safer Healthcare Now' Medication Reconciliation in Home Care: Getting Started Kit were developed and implemented by Saskatoon Home Care services. We developed a process by which physicians, community pharmacists, and home care nurses can all see the same information about a client's medications. Physicians now receive an updated medication list when a client is discharged from the hospital. This system is advantageous as this information was previously fragmented. This medicine reconciliation process is used to improve patients’ safety and health outcomes.

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