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Access to the patient medical record among the top challenges for European hospital pharmacy
  1. Richard Price
  1. Correspondence to Richard Price, Department of Policy and Advocacy, European Association of Hospital Pharmacy, Brussels 1040, Belgium; richard.price{at}eahp.eu

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The European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) has today published new research revealing the common difficulty faced by hospital pharmacists across Europe in being able to enter medicines used on to the patient's medical record on admission. The profession also faces systemic problems in being able to contribute to the transfer of information about medicines when patients move between and within healthcare settings.

The findings are published in the results of a pan-European survey of hospital pharmacies that sought to gain a better understanding of perceptions, and the …

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