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Monday 2:16 CST, February 19, 2018

Speak Up: Preventing Medicine Errors


Speak Up: Take Medication Safely

See the third in The Joint Commission’s series of animated Speak Up™ videos, this one on taking medication safely. The cast of characters encounter everyday situations where they have to read instructions, ask for directions and inspect labels, just like you do for medications to make sure you take them safely.


Speak Up: Help Avoid Mistakes With Your Medicine

Medicine mistakes happen every day—at the doctor’s office or hospital, even at home. You can get the wrong medicine. Or, you can be given the wrong amount of medicine. This brochure has questions and answers to help prevent mistake with your medicines.

Multimedia Campaign Materials

  • Videos (English/Spanish)
  • Brochure artwork (English/Spanish)
  • My medicine list wallet card artwork

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