Public Notice of Intent
Medication Management for Community-Based Organizations
Designation Number: HSO 34014:2018
Standards notification on a: New Development
Type of Standard: Health Service Provider
Status: Open for comment (15 days)
Responsible Technical Committee: TC004 – Medication Management
Scope: The Medication Management for Community-Based Organizations Standard promotes a collaborative approach to preventing and reducing patient safety incidents involving medications by addressing all aspects of the medication management process, from selection and preparation to administration of the medication and the ongoing monitoring of clients/residents. This standard is intended for global/international community-based organizations such as; long-term care, community health services, developmental disability organizations, home care, hospice palliative care, community mental health and rehabilitation facilities.
Project Need: The field of medication management is a constantly evolving sector, requiring attentiveness to new developments in pharmacology, treatment regimens, jurisdictional legislation, and advances in technology. Since the last revision, there have been new developments/evidence in the field that could enhance the existing products.
Proposed Timeline: April 1, 2017-July 31, 2018
Posted on: September 15, 2017
Contact Information: Organizations interested to support the development of this standard or wanting to be consulted as a stakeholder during the development process may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Individuals, including patients, providers, health leaders and the members of the public are encouraged to provide comments through stakeholder organizations.
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