Public Notice of Intent

Medication Management for Community-Based Organizations


Designation Number: CAN/HSO 34014

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: June 2019

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 Individuals, including patients, providers, health leaders and the members of the public are encouraged to provide comments through stakeholder organizations.


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