At UPMC, we have medicine safety measures in place to help ensure that you receive the right medicine in the right dose, in the right form, and at the right time. Across our health system, UPMC doctors, pharmacists, nurses, and other staff work together to use the latest technology and clinical guidelines for safe medicine use.
Many medicine errors happen at key transition points — when you enter the hospital, move from one room to another, or leave the hospital to go home. You and your family can play an important role in helping to prevent mistakes by taking the following steps:
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