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INCOMPLETE MEDICATION RECONCILIATION 1 Incomplete Medication Reconciliation Name Date
INCOMPLETE MEDICATION RECONCILIATION 2 Introduction Gap analysis is a technique employed by managers to determine the size and shape of a task to be undertaken, say from the present setup to the desired form. This can be helpful to planning teams who want to achieve the required levels of organizational performance. Basically, business gap analysis is a technique that is used to analyze whether the required goals are accomplished at the end of a given process (Dennis, Wixom, & Roth, 2015). Gap analysis examines an organizations’ performance versus its potential performance. The aim of this research paper is to study incomplete medication reconciliation as a workflow issue in the healthcare system. Further research will be done to describe its direct relationship with the EHR system as well as its influence on achieving organization goals. The paper will also identify key issues such as sampling and other data collection techniques, as well as the systems that can be employed to ensure no disruptions will be experienced during the observation process. That being said, medical errors are said to have resulted in a number of injuries to patients worldwide. The drastic increase in the number of medical errors impelled the need to have a research on how to keep the errors at the minimum. Medication reconciliation is the

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