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Impact of telemedicine in hospital culture and its consequences on quality of care and safety

Milton Steinman, Renata Albaladejo Morbeck, Philippe Vieira Pires, Carlos Alberto Cordeiro Abreu Filho, Ana Helena Vicente Andrade, Jose Claudio Cyrineu Terra, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015GS2893

ABSTRACTObjectiveTo describe the impact of the telemedicine application on the clinical process of care and its different effects on hospital culture and healthcare practice.Methods The concept of telemedicine through real time audio-visual coverage was implemented at two different hospitals in São Paulo: a secondary and public hospital, Hospital Municipal Dr. Moysés Deutsch, and a tertiary and private hospital, Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein.Results Data were obtained from 257 teleconsultations records over a 12-month period and were compared to a similar period […]

Implementation and progress of clinical pharmacy in the rational medication use in a large tertiary hospital

Fábio Teixeira Ferracini, Silvana Maria de Almeida, Juliana Locatelli, Sandra Petriccione, Celina Setsuko Haga

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082011ao2140

ABSTRACTObjective:To show developments and contributions of a clinical pharmacy service in safety and rational use of medications in a large tertiary hospital.Methods:Clinical pharmacists were responsible for all issues using medications at the hospital. In the beginning this professional was responsible for analyzing medical prescriptions, horizontal visits, and to set up protocols. Afterwards, other activities were designated such as monitoring for drug safety, participating in committees and managed routines. If problems were found, the pharmacist reported them for the physician and, […]