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Invited Commentary
July 23, 2012

Medication ReconciliationComment on “Hospital-Based Medication Reconciliation Practices”

Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(14):1069-1070. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.2667

Medication reconciliation, in some form or another, is now standard of care in most hospitals and an expectation of The Joint Commission and Accreditation Canada. In their systematic review of hospital-based medication reconciliation practices, Mueller et al1 offer a useful reminder of the literature supporting this widespread adoption and suggest some future challenges.