Medication-related harm intervention $1.5 million funding

26 May 2023

Dr Laetitia Hattingh from UQ's School of Pharmacy featured in an article by Gold Coast Health about funding from the Medical Research Future Fund to investigate how to decrease medication-related harm following discharge from hospital.

Dr Laetitia Hattingh said the aim of the study is to improve patient outcomes and reduce avoidable medication-related hospital readmissions by optimising medicine information handover during transition of care.

“We expect outcomes from our multifaceted project will reduce preventable hospital readmissions whilst incorporating a digital solution to strengthen communications between all healthcare stakeholders,” Dr Hattingh said.

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