August 29, 2017 • Article
VQI: ‘Badge Buddy’ Improves Discharge Meds Compliance
The simple introduction of a color-coded card has helped two Texas facilities improve discharge medication compliance and documentation, potentially improving patient outcomes.
A poster abstract, "The Right Meds for the Right Outcomes: A Quality Improvement Initiative Focused on Improving Discharge Medication Compliance and Documentation Across Multiple Registries," presented the compliance problem and steps to mitigate it at the Vascular Quality Initiative’s annual meeting in late May.
The abstract won the inaugural Poster Contest. Rosha Nodine, BAAS, was chief author.