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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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MATCH—Specific Aims

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  • Aim 1: Implement the MATCH program utilizing an integrated, multidisciplinary process (NPSG—operational component)
  • Aim 2: Analyze the implementation and compliance of MATCH program (NPSG—operational component)
  • Aim 3: Determine the rate and etiology of medication reconciliation failures within the general medicine service after MATCH implementation (research question)
  • Aim 4: Identify risk factors frequently responsible for inaccurate medication reconciliation (research question)
  • Aim 5: Produce and disseminate a toolkit based on MATCH (implementation / research summary)

Supported by a grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) 5 U18 HS015886


FMEA / Pre-work
Pilot Studies / Data Collection
Measurably decrease the number of discrepant medication orders and associated potential and actual patient harm
The Joint Commission NPSG
Determine rate and etiology of and identify potential risk factors for medication reconciliation failures within general medicine after MATCH implementation
NMH, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, The Joint Commission and AHRQ
Hospital Leadership

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